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Turkey Gay Rights

7 Stunning Images From What May Be Muslim World's Largest LGBT Celebration

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Amid a sea of rainbow flags, tens of thousands of gay rights supporters and LGBT community members came together to promote equality at Istanbul's gay...

The Controversial Plan That's Angering Turkey's LGBT Community

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay rights groups in Turkey expressed alarm Tuesday at a government-led project to build prisons only for criminals who declare themselves gay, sayin...

Why The Definition Of 'Hate Crime' Angers Turkish Gay Rights Groups

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A Turkish university cancelled a panel on gay rights after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as "immoral", a...

Meet The Man Who Could Become His Nation's First Gay Mayor

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.15.2013 | Gay Voices

A 43-year-old man is to become the first openly gay candidate to stand for office in Turkey, local media said Saturday.Can Cavusoglu announced he woul...

'The Other' and LGBT Rights in Turkey

Hossein Alizadeh | Posted 07.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Hossein Alizadeh

Dr. Toprak and her colleagues in parliament are great allies of the LGBT movement in Turkey. Their political fight for equal treatment of all citizens is a source of inspiration for human rights activists in Turkey who have been advocating for equal rights and protection of LGBT individuals.