12/07/2007 | Writer: KAOS GL

Below is a press statement about attempts to close another Turkish LGBTT Group (Lambda Istanbul) in Istanbul

THE DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION PREVENT FREEDOM OF ORGANISING LGBTT PEOPLE!

We are asking: Is it immoral to be organized?

Stating that "Not only heterosexuals live in this society!", Turkey's lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transvestite and transsexual (LGBTT) associations are trying to benefit from their freedom of speech in order to fight aganist the discrimination based on sexual orientation and sexual identity. Turkish LGBTT people are against denial, marginalisation, stigmatisation and violence; they are seeking recognition of their existence in society.

Since 2005, civil groups and associations that apply to gain NGO (non-govemental) status were always confronted with the similar types of obstructions. Attempt to establish
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