17/12/2019 | Writer: Yiğit E Korkmaz
Kaos GL has provided counseling to 126 cases on various subjects, primarily on law, social, military service, psychosocial assistance to refugee or Turkish citizen LGBTI+’s in November.
Kaos GL has provided counseling to 126 cases on various subjects, primarily on law, social, military service, psychosocial assistance to refugee or Turkish citizen LGBTI+’s.
Kaos GL Association is continuing to provide consultancy; it has provided counseling to the applicants from Turkey for subjects such as academic, legal issues, military service, coming out, transitioning process, specialist consultancy on a total of 29 separate cases in November.
Consultancy service has been provided to LGBTI+ refugees residing in different cities of Turkey through phone, mail, and face to face meetings on 97 cases. 33 of these consultancy sessions were on cases of legal issues while the other 64 were on social issues.
In addition to consultancies, queer cartoon workshops were held with refugees in three different cities. These workshops were held on November 15 with Iraqi LGBTI+ refugees in Eskişehir and on November 26 in Denizli with Iranian LGBTI+ refugees and on November 28 in Yalova with Iranian LGBTI+ refugees.
Consultancy via e-mail is available from firstname.lastname@example.org address in both Turkish and English.
Consultancy provided to LGBTI+’s from Turkey
29 counseling services were provided to LGBTI+’s from Turkey in November. These services of which 28 were provided via e-mail, 1 through telephone were about military service, psychosocial counseling, legal counseling, specialist counseling, transition process, coming out, family, social life and professional life.
LGBTI+’s from Turkey who wishes to receive counseling can contact Kaos GL via email@example.com.
*Kaos GL is providing general consultancy service within the scope of “Gökkuşağı Projesi - Rainbow Project” which is supported by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA); and providing consultancy to refugees within the “Advancing the human rights of LGBTI refugees in Turkey” project with UNHCR.
**Translation: Yiğit E. Korkmaz
Tags: human rights