LGBTI activist Bulut Öncü lost their life in a traffic accident

Monday, February 20, 2017

LGBTI activist Bulut Öncü lost their life in a traffic accident this morning. We are deeply sorry for our loss…

Today early morning, LGBTI activist Bulut Öncü working on sexual health field lost their life after the commercial taxi they took had a traffic accident. 

Their funeral will be held on February 21, Tuesday, from their hometown Konya.

They worked for UNFPA and many CSO in Turkey

Öncü who was one of the volunteer reporters of Kaos GL in 2010-2013 had also worked for Toplum Gönüllüleri Vakfı (TOG), Sağlıkta Genç Yaklaşımlar Derneği and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). In the scope of a Sivil Düşün Project, they were working at International Consulting Expertise from Belgium.

Öncü who had been worked both voluntarily and professional on many different fields of civil society was especially known for their works on sexual health field.

They were also a member of 3H movement.

They were planning to run in Runatolia. If this unfortunate accident did not happen, they would run on behalf of Sağlıkta Genç Yaklaşımlar (Y-Peer) in Runatolia Marathon which will take plane on 5th of March.

Sorry for our loss!

We are suffering from the loss of our volunteer reporter, our friend and fellow Bulut Öncü. We wish all of their friends to be patient and to stand the gaff. We are deeply sorry for our loss!

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