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Queering the space with the artist Alex Turgeon
Call for Papers: Queer Feminist Perspectives On Political Homophobia And Anti-Feminism In The Middle East And Europe
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: March 2021
The HMB Live event: Defying Hate with Pride
Protesters with rainbow and trans flags have been detained for the 4th time!
From The Domination Of Darkness To The Horizons Of Transfeminist Criticism
Trans woman Asya, the victim of acid attack in İstanbul, was transported to the hospital in Kocaeli
Homophobic hate speech from the Presidential Spokesperson
HDK LGBTI+ activists Yıldız and Güneş sentenced to house arrest for one month!
Arbitrary “LGBTI+ ban” in the Adana March 8 rally
Statement from Kaos GL: You can’t make “reforms” for human rights while excluding LGBTI+’s
Police banned LGBTI+ signs in 8th March protest, attacked and detained trans women after the protest
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: February 2021
Tea & Talk: Different ways of self-validation as a queer person
Rights and Issues of Elder LGBTI+ Persons is out!
328 NGOs: Stop hate speech against LGBTI+s and police violence
CSBR: We stand in unequivocal support of LGBTIQ+ people in Turkey
Erdoğan: “Let's not worry about what lesbians, mesbians say”
Att. Kara: They detained us with handcuffs even though we said we were attorneys
The police’s determination against the rainbow flag in İzmir
ILGA-Europe: Turkish government steps up its attacks on LGBTI+ citizens
ICCTP, condemns the violation of academic freedom at Boğaziçi University
LGBTI+ Associations: Let’s Look Above, Let’s Look at the Rainbow!
Kaos GL’s January 2021 Newsletter: Investigations and hate campaigns
Police attacked the Boğaziçi solidarity pride march in İzmir
Police attacked Boğaziçi University, over a hundred people are detained: #WeWillNotLookDown
LGBTQ history groups in 22 countries support Paris Archives Collective
“Being gay is a way of life, an alternative way of existence”
Tea & Talk: Effect of the pandemic on LGBTI+ socializing and entertainment culture
“The Impact of the Pandemic on LGBTI+’s”
“Now, It is High Time” is out!
“Covid-19 is not Feared as Much as the ‘Other’”
What Steps Can Be Taken For Non-Heteronormative Social Services?
Solidarity Beyond Borders!
AIDS in Syringe is out!
Lavender Ceiling is out!
The Impact of the Pandemic on LGBTI+ Students
Tea & Talk: Lookism in society and in the LGBTI+ community
Gaps in the Legislation are Being Filled Against the People Living With HIV
LGBTI+ Rights are Union Rights
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: November 2020
Tea & Talk: Our queer memories
Allegation: Arrested ISIL members were to attack an LGBTI+ association
Towards December 1st: End to Discrimination and Stigmatization!
Mechanisms to Protect LGBTI+'s Against Violence Must Be Developed!
“Planet Lubunya” - Queer Scenes and Shrinking Spaces in Istanbul and Berlin
Çankaya’s ‘Resentful’ Residents: A Voyage to the World of LGBTI+’s of Çankaya
Tea & Talk: Kink and its place in relationships
Refugee LGBTI+ activists meet!
How did the Pandemic Affect LGBTI+ Associations in Ankara?
The Exit from the Normalized State of Emergency is Possible with Solidarity!
State of Emergency is Still Going on for LGBTI+’s!
“The Report on the Human Rights of LGBTI+ Persons Living With HIV” is out!
You are invited to the panel "Solidarity Beyond Borders"!
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: October 2020
Tea & Talk: U.S. Presidential elections and relevance to global LGBTI+ issues
Lambdaistanbul calls for “Tea & Talk” event on Jitsi
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: July-September 2020
Meet Simon(e) van Saarloos
Meet Baha Görkem Yalım
Meet Banu Çiçek Tülü
Human Rights Of Lgbti+ People In Turkey Report: There is an increase in violations caused by public authorities!
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: June 2020
Meet Dante Buu: You do not have to be good
Meet Erin Johnson!
Meet Julia E Dyck!
Meet Saskya Fun Sang
Joint statement: We are here for justice!
Meet Vera Hofmann: Intersectional killjoying
Meet Alex Turgeon: Decay is queer!
Ankara Queer Art Program Artist Residency announced their selected artists!
Ankara Queer Art Program Artist Residency is on Instagram!
Lambdaistanbul calls for “Tea & Talk” event on Jitsi
Hatice celebrates the Pride Month
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: May 2020
Lambdaistanbul calls for “Tea & Talk” event on Jitsi
Kaos GL: We were, we are and we will be here!
Amnesty: Government of Turkey must take steps to combat homophobia and transphobia
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden: Worrying signs of increased stigmatization of LGBTIs
“End hate speech and targeted attacks against LGBTI people in Turkey”
Queer performance artists lip sync challenge: Future Nostalgia
MEPs call out hate speech by high-level institutional representatives in Turkey
“We certainly need to be a part of society”
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: April 2020
“My dream for all LGBTI people is that society will accept us as who we are”
“Targeting and Investigating Organizations That Criticize Hate Speech Against LGBTI+ Must Come to an End”
Turkey’s Religious Affairs targeted LGBTI+s: “Islam curses homosexuality”
You can still apply to Ankara Queer Art Program Artist Residency
“Just when the conditions were met for me to begin my gender reassignment process, the quarantine came”
UN: Targeted actions needed to protect LGBTI people amid pandemic
How does the Covid-19 pandemic affect LGBTI+ community in Turkey?
"We’re asking RTÜK: On what grounds are you censoring homosexual characters?"
Government on METU Pride: "The Rector's Office has banned it, we are not discriminatory"
“Unfortunately the mindset that directs the RTÜK can identify itself with the mind of Akit”
Radio Television Supreme Council plans to censor Netflix!
Kaos GL: RTÜK keep your hands off from LGBTI+s
Lambdaistanbul calls for “Tea & Talk” event on Jitsi
LBTI Caucus statement in response to the Covid-19 pandemic
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: Fall 2019
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: December 2019
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: January 2020
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: February 2020
LGBTI+ agenda of Turkey: March 2020
Trans Istanbul Initiative invites you to T-Talk Whatsapp Group
Support queer nightlife workers in Istanbul
Applications to Ankara Queer Art Program - Artist Residency extended
LGBT United Tetovo distributes food for the community
Empowerment workshop from SHUDER LGBTI + Rights Commission
LGBTI+’s learned how to DJing
Bisexual Health Awareness Month!
HIV+ people’s rights of privacy, work and health are violated
Kaos GL postponed all the events planned to take place until May 2
Turkey violates LGBTI’s human rights, according to US report
“Osman Kavala must be released immediately”
Wikimarathon is back in Istanbul
Ankara Queer Art Program - Artist Residency came out!
Which country asked what to Turkey at UN?
Commissioner for Human Rights: LGBTI bans are unacceptable and must be immediately discontinued
Organizations provide consultancy to LGBTI+ refugees
"Turkey's representative to the United Nations did not say the truth"
"Rainbow No Borders" is published
İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality fired a gay worker
LGBTI refugees living in Turkey are being denied from renting houses
What does the Kaos GL Academic and Cultural Studies Program do?
What does the Kaos GL Association Refugee Rights Program do?
Lambdaistanbul calls for "Tea & Talk" event in Kurtuluş
What does the Kaos GL Media and Communication Program do?
Minister of Interior continues to point LGBTI+’s as targets: “50 LGBT women attacked police”
Lambdaistanbul calls for "Tea & Talk" event in Kadıköy
What does Kaos GL’s Human Rights Program do?
"Defending human rights is a necessity that transcends right or left politics"
"Humor isn't just made in cartoon magazines"
Decision of sentence from the trial of İstanbul Pride March of 2018
Diyarbakır Bar Association LGBTI+ Rights Commission established!
Homophobic attack on BİZ members in Antalya!
Joint fight against human trafficking in Cyprus and Turkey was discussed
Trial Monitoring workshop was held
Kaos GL provided counseling to 115 cases in September
Open letter to IGLYO from IGLYO member organizations from Turkey
What was discussed at the International Memory and History Conference?
What are we searching for in the archives, and why?
Writing history by reflecting the emotions
Queer Cyprus Association: “Life Project” Launch and Exhibition was held
Kaos GL is 25 years old!
Istanbul authorities ban third ‘Queer Olympix’ because of ‘social sensitivities’
Young LGBTI+ Association is organizing Bi+ Forum
Minister Süleyman Soylu targeted LGBTI+s again!
CRD: Harassment of Turkey’s LGBTI+ community continues
Kaos GL Magazine’s summer issue is out: “artı/plus”
Trans woman Didem Akay has ended her life
Iranian LGBTI+ refugees drew against discrimination
Kadıköy City Council LGBTI+ Assembly is working for equality
Hêvî LGBTI+: "We are saying it again; refugees, welcome to your home!"
Hate speech from the President of Turkish Religious Affairs
Poet küçük İskender has passed away
Pride March on each and every street in Taksim: “We are here, get used to it - we are not going away!”
Antalya Women’s Platform: Governorate violates human rights by banning Pride
“Banning Pride is a human rights violation and an arbitrary implementation”
Ban on İzmir Pride: Get used to us, we are not leaving!
The governorship of İzmir has banned the 7th İzmir Pride Week
The Governorship of Antalya has banned Antalya Pride Week
İzmir Metropolitan City Mayor Tunç Soyer met with Youth LGBTI+ Association
Kites flew against discrimination on 17th of May
TIHEK insists on discrimination: “Same-sex partnership is not an alternative”
Rainbow scenes from 1th of May Celebrations
Turkish Human Rights Institution legitimizes human rights violations!
Continue struggling against the discrimination in education!
Media School was held in Izmir
Brunei: Halt the implementation of the Sharia Penal Code
Turkish Council of Television fined Ryan Murphy’s 9-1-1
Kaos GL will support Lesbian Visibility Day Events
Pessimism, utopias, right-wing populism: Is love still possible?
Half of the news articles perpetuated prejudice towards LGBTI+’s
"Public morality" is used against LGBTI employees in public sector
Building a momentous lesbian movement: Let’s bring lesbian genius to the world!
Two exhibitions at The Baden Art Association
Winners of 14th Women to Women Story Contest was announced
Police just sat back and watched the transphobic assault by night club’s security personnel
HRW: End Ankara Ban on LGBTI Events
European Parliament adopts landmark resolution on the rights of intersex people
“LGBTI+ Friendly Municipalities Protocol” from SPoD and Genç LGBTI+
Lift the ban on LGBTI events: MEPs write to Ankara governor
Call in four languages from Lavender
Ülker Street and Witch’s Pack - Full-Color Display: Esmeray
Is there someone like me? – Full-Color Display: Yasemin Öz
To what one must spend their life? – Full-Color Display: Umut Güner
Story of the first issue of Kaos GL - Full-Color Display: Ali Özbaş and Ali Erol
Am I “L…”? – Full-Color Display: Oya Burcu Ersoy
Bilgi Rainbow is meeting!
LGBTI+ organizations from Turkey: We demand justice for Zak Kostopoulos
“Our anger is a justified one”
How gender reassignment laws affect transgender people?
Registrations for Gender and Law Conference has just started!
Kaos GL 2nd Activism School: Local Governments
Kaos GL Magazine’s next issue: Right-wing populism
Transgender woman brutally killed in İstanbul
Kaos GL: We urge the authorities to take action against the hate speech leaflets
Minute by minute: What happened during Istanbul Pride?
26th Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week starts: Boundaries!
QueerFest travels to Athens
Refugee trans woman talks about the lynch attempt
26th İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week calls for support
IDAHOBIT celebrations across Turkey
Kaos GL on IDAHOBIT: End bans, hate attacks and discrimination!
Lawn sprinklers and fertilizer barrier to the METU Pride events!
Rainbows of May 1
Kaos GL’s special issue: Refugee LGBTIs
Kaos GL re-published 4 guidelines on hate crimes
2017 Hate Crime Report, Turkey: Crime scene is public space
Kaos GL magazine is calling for “Elderliness”
Pembe Hayat’s appeal to Ombudsman regarding movie ban rejected
colony migrates to Berlin!
“Sex workers rights are human rights”
Acting president of the CC: LGBTI+s are not seen as ‘acceptable citizens’
The Pink Titanic
Fear can only be beaten by standing with courage
"What will the Turkish Government banning LGBTI events do to ensure freedom of expression and assembly?"
Chronology of LGBTI+ bans in Turkey
Speciesism is opened to discussion in Kaos GL Magazine
Kaos GL and Pink Life take the Governorship ban to court
‘We plead to annul of the decision legitimazing the violations towards LGBTI’s’
‘The authorities’ duty is not to restrict rights’
‘The LGBTI community are an integral part of society in Ankara’
Indefinite ‘public morality’ ban on LGBTI events by Governorship of Ankara
Kaos GL and Pink Life: Ankara Governor’s ban on LGBTI events illegal!
German LGBTI Film Days banned in Ankara
Erdoğan to opposition: ‘CHP lost its way, has gay quota’
Sedef Çakmak is the new president of the Rainbow Rose
Mashrou’ Leila on Egypt’s LGBTI crackdown: Silence is consent!
Call for Kaos GL magazine’s next issue: Intersex
Belgrade Pride kicks off!
Letter to Ilknur Ustun from Cynthia Enloe
How we use the theory to fight against oppression
Six human rights defenders were jailed pending trial
Trans woman was stabbed
Istanbul Governor bans LGBTI+ Pride March!
Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Begins!
Ultranationalist group threatens Istanbul Pride
Submissions for 7th Pink Life QueerFest are now open!
12th Anti-Homophobia Meeting kicks off!
5 LGBTI activists arrested for different reasons in April
Istanbul Film Festival: Fault in the translation was not intentional but technical
Sexuality and Gender in Utopias
6th Feminist Forum begins: It’s necessary to see women’s pro-peace movement
Hope and Twilight of Academy was discussed in Feminist Forum
Program of 6th Feminist Forum announced
Intersex Anatolia meets families in Istanbul
Utopia in the Twilight of Hope: 6th Feminist Forum
Queer Theory course couldn’t kick off!
LGBTI activist Bulut Öncü lost their life in a traffic accident
Open Letter from the Women’s Studies Students: ‘No, we are not going!’
Not only consultation but also empowerment!
KaosQ+ will focus on Talim-Terbiye*
Volunteering to secure LGBTQI+ rights in Turkey and beyond
Kaos GL’s next issue: Game and Sports
Kaos GL: Lynch attempt against Barbaros Şansal is a hate crime!
Refugee transgender woman was killed in Istanbul
5th Symposium against Discrimination to take place in Ankara
LGBT SOS Help Line from Serbia
ECHR: Kaos GL’s freedom of expression had been violated
Lawyers Levent Pişkin and Cahit Kırkazak released
Two LGBTI activists elected to People’s Democratic Congress’ General Assembly
LGBTI activist and lawyer Levent Pişkin is detained
HDP co-chairs Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ are arrested
Operation against executives of Cumhuriyet newspaper
Intersex young people speak out: We are here!
A feminist organisation from Bosnia-Herzegovina: CURE
Symposium against Discrimination will focus on social services
‘Situation of LGBTI Rights in Turkey and Recommendations’ is now available online!
Hrant Dink Award goes to Diyarbakir Bar Association and Theresa Kachindamoto
8th Hrant Dink Award Ceremony to be held on September 22
Coalition for Sexual Rights in Muslim Societies wrote a letter to Erdoğan
Trans in Turkey
Demonstration in Istanbul for Hande Kader: We want to die of natural causes
UN Women and UNFPA condemn hate murders in Turkey
Trans woman burned and murdered in Istanbul
We dispersed on every street for the 14th Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride March!
Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Committee: We will not be able to hold the 14th Pride March
Human Rights Observation Report of Trans Pride March
Reactions to the Orlando Attack in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Second by second updates from Trans Pride March
Press statement of the deterred Trans Pride March
Istanbul Governor bans Trans and LGBTI+ Pride
Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Commission Press Declaration
Kaos GL’s condolences and support message
My Pride story: Being born into love
My Pride story: I’m here and resisting, my love!
Governor banned Izmir Pride
My Pride story: No descriptions!
My Pride story: We carry flowers in our mouths
Tell your Pride story!
Kaos GL visited 13 cities in April
Ankara Governorship banned IDAHOT March
Homophobic obstinacy of Ankara Governorship: They banned the IDAHOT march twice!
11th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting: Desire challenges the world!
Human Rights Committee that discriminates LGBTIs is now official!
Turkish intelligence document: ISIS targets Kaos GL
Human Rights Committee draft that discriminate LGBTIs has become law
Minister of Justice Bozdağ: ‘We never add sexual orientation to the legislation’
Kaos GL visited 11 cities in March
Open letter to homophobic university from a gay student
Turkish municipality giving LGBTI seminars at schools
Commission on the Status of Women completed its 60th session
Are the claims that LGBTI prison is being built true?
It is not wise to exclude LGBTIs from the draft against discrimination
3 artists, 3 exhibitons at Arter
Kaos GL met EU officials
What is The Underwear Rule?
LGBTI’s demand removal of fence at Greek-Macedonian border
Homophobic Sabah targeted LGBTI activist who live in Malta
GAP Turkey branch forced a gay staff member to resign
Kaos GL conducted activities in 26 cities, offered consultancy to 1754 people in 2015
Bruised, gendered, melancholic... Feminists discussed ‘body’ in Ankara
Hitting the ball on sexism: ‘I wish I hadn’t kicked that goal…’
Car bombing kills 37 people in Ankara city center
A trans woman in İstanbul has been killed
Homophobia and transphobia in Divorce Commission: Lesbians cannot be left to their own devices
Istanbul municipalities put up rainbow billboards for March 8
A trans story of Gezi Park protests: #resistayol
Turkish government excludes LGBTI people from ‘Equality Agency’
Ruling party MP considers homosexuality ‘one of the biggest threats’
Kaos GL was in 6 different cities in January
Justice for Zirve, justice for us
‘Can’t adolescents be free of their parents’
Exhibition in Istanbul: "Future Queer"
4th Symposium against Discrimination to take place in Ankara
Inquiry into police who attacked Pride Parade rejected
Remnants of Silvan
Queer Tango interview with Faysal Tekoğlu
’Discrimination should be demolished to improve the society’’
‘Issue is not about getting rid of differences but destroying inequality’
‘It’s necessary to throw away the things done related to Internet since 2005’
4th Symposium against Discrimination to take place in Ankara
Justice for Buse, Justice for us!
The AKP’s LGBTI history from 2001 to 2015
Kaos GL’s speech at Hrant Dink Award ceremony
Hrant Dink Award goes to Kaos GL and Badawi
Istanbul memorial for Boysan, Zeliş and Mert
Ankara memorial for Boysan, Zeliş and Mert
We have lost Boysan Yakar and Zeliş Deniz
LGBTI Peace Initiative established in Turkey
The sentence of serial killer upheld: Aggravated life imprisonment
ILGA meets Ezgi Koçak from Kaos GL
Unions’ battle and LGBTI movement
Borders drawn to limit unions
Legal basis of discrimination and gay public officers
Reflections on the European Social Charter
Why are women outside the labor market?
Looking at discrimination from a social politics POV
Rape and police violence carried to Parliament
Prison for raping trans sex worker in Turkey
Official complaint for the Massacre Call
There is still no justice for Ahmet Yıldız on 20th trial
The AKP’s hate politics has turned into a massacre call
Minute by minute: What happened at the Pride Parade?
Pride Commitee: We will always be here!
MEPs condemn ban and police violence at Istanbul Pride
Police break up the 13th Istanbul LGBTI Pride Parade
Statement from the Governate concerning the attack on Pride Parade
Complete support from Chief Consul Leigh Turner to Pride March
‘LGBTI refugees constitute the most invisible group’
Trans Pride Week has started: We need a law!
Pride marches in 3 cities of Turkey this Sunday
7 transphobic hate attacks in Istanbul in May!
‘Gays and lesbians are changing the world by making news’
Is someone watching us on the web?
How to make news in HIV/AIDS field
If you don’t tell your story, someone will tell it on behalf of you
High turnout at the Hate Crimes panel in Mersin
40 MP candidates signed the LGBTI Rights Pledge
Let’s meet at the 10th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting!
IDAHOT: LGBTIs face countless problems in Turkey
Turkey: LGBTIs joined May Day demonstrations in 25 cities
Safe space or social justice?
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister claims lesbians not part of society!
‘Queer Bathroom Stories’ to be told in Ankara
Pro-Kurdish HDP pledges LGBTI equality
Turkish main opposition promises to fight anti-LGBT discrimination
Turkish government fails to mention LGBTI rights in election manifesto
1915 statement by Pink Armenia and Kaos GL
The candidates are selected, now it’s time for selecting the course of politics!
10th Anti-Homophobia Meeting to take place in Ankara on May 16-17
‘LGBTI panel is not a black stain on universities!’
Gay and trans candidates to run for Turkish general elections
Turkey’s main opposition proposed a pro-LGBT social inclusion bill
Ban on LGBTI rights panel: Sexuality constitutes a danger against university
Ahmet Yildiz: Unending case of a murdered gay man
Kaos GL Magazine calls for articles on ‘publishing’
Anti-Discrimination on the way to the EU
Lesbian desire: Let’s increase that ‘shame’
Protests in Turkey against Azerbaijan dog massacre
Co-Mayor of Mardin: ‘Enslavement of society had started with marginalization of gays’
Women’s publishing experiences: Everything is a ‘women’s issue’
LGBTI activists from Balkans to Middle East met in Turkish capital
Regional Network against Homophobia to meet in Ankara
Program of 4th International Feminist Forum announced
Turkey’s main opposition proposed labor bill for LGBT people
Turkish Minister of Labor to answer motion about LGBTI employment
Ruling party MP who declared ‘homosexuality can be prevented’ condemned by pro-Kurdish HDP
4th International Feminist Forum: Queer and feminist alliance in politics
‘The Normal Heart’ fined for same-sex kiss
Trans woman killed and hidden under couch
Turkey’s human rights record to be reviewed by UN
Ministry of Labor does not support LGBT participation in labor-force
‘Homophobia should have died, not Isa’
Murathan Mungan: They wanted to kill the language of peace
The website I Have Been Discriminated Against’ is online
Social work experts: The fight against anti-LGBTI discrimination is our responsibility!
Civil society organizations: ‘LGBTI-only prison means institutionalizing discrimination!’
TV channels fined for ‘lesbian relationship’ and ‘strawberry flavored condom’
Conservative paper asking for ‘tear gas’ targets LGBTIs!
Eylul Cansin commemorated: Trans suicides are political!
Trans woman ended her life in Istanbul: I couldn’t, they didn’t let me
Istanbul Convention- GREVIO Election: This election should not count!
TV show fined for ‘damaging Turkish family structure’!
‘Cultural traditions must not be an excuse for discrimination’
The New Domestic Security Bill and its potential implications for LGBTI individuals
Union activists to meet in Ankara: LGBT rights are not a ‘private problem’!
Union activists to meet in Ankara for Kaos GL symposium
‘LGBTIs should be included in the Anti-Discrimination Legislation!’
LGBT rights records of Turkey presented to the EU
Lawyers met in London for strategic litigation
UPR Submission: ‘Human Rights Violations of LGBT Individuals in Turkey’
Women’s and LGBTI organizations: It is not creation, but Constitution!
Kaos GL Magazine calls for articles on ‘trade unions’
Municipalities in Istanbul stood up against transphobia
Remembering trans people in the Turkish Parliament: Trans and gay murders are political!
Hungarian LGBTI activist ended his life
What did Kaos GL do in last 6 months?
20 November TransRemembrance Day events in 9 cities
End to the undeclared war against LGBTI’s in Kyrgyzstan too!
Gay.com blocked in Turkey
Sixth attack to Skopje LGBTI Center in two years
Karin Karakasli: The LGBTI Movement has the potential to bring freedom for everyone
New publication by the Counselling Centre for Transgender People Association
Kaos GL Magazine calls for articles on ‘Family’
Turkey after Gezi: An Interview with Simten Cosar
Teachers against homophobia and transphobia met in Balikesir
Homophobia skyrockets with the Lady Gaga Concert in İstanbul
Protest march in Belgrade after a violent attack
Kaos GL announced its international events!
Kaos GL: Let’s celebrate our 20 years together!
Kaos GL Association announced road map for its upcoming work
Istanbul to welcome bears from all around the world
Queer intervention in Croatian swim race
Trans activist ended her life in Turkey
Lots of guns but no trans!
The reality of gay Armenians and our collective shame
Turkish PM Erdogan insulted Armenians!
Turkey’s Presidential candidate: The existence of LGBTI is perceived as a crime
The first pride parade in Dersim: Hate Crime Law should protect LGBTI people, too!
LGBTI comment from Turkish presidential candidate: Society has sensitivities!
First ever pride parade to be held in Dersim: We won’t be the silent majority
Turkish court: How did trans person disturb you?
Homophobic hate attack against activists in Turkey!
17-year-old trans teen commits suicide in Turkey
On the suicide of a trans teen: The ‘normal’ is the perpetrator!
‘I cannot even go to the funeral of the person I love’
Gay Pride in Istanbul: Why it matters
Malatya Pride: We are neither alone, nor wrong!
Turkish Psychological Association launches LGBTI unit
Human rights violations of LGBT individuals in Turkey submitted to the UN
Fine for transphobic assault against the reporter of IMC TV
Yeditepe University knows no limits in homophobia
Istanbul Pride Week Calls for Your Support!
Bulent the Intersex: We Need a Law!
Mersin 7 Colors Gave Panels at Universities
May 17 Foundation Emerging from Kaos GL
The Struggle Against Homophobia: From Illness to Ideology
Diary of the 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting
LGBTIs marched against hate and worker murders in Ankara
The Regional Network (baQlawa) Releases Its Second Memorandum!
Get Ready for the Anti-Homophobia March in Ankara!
Kürşad Kahramanoğlu to Speak about ‘Family’ on May 17
Samim Akgönül to Speak about ‘LGBT Rights’ on May 17
Bonnie Li Comes Ankara to ‘Make You Fly’
Turkish Parliament to Host IDAHO-T Press Conference
Europe’s LGBTI Youth to Meet in Thessaloniki
The 9th Anti-Homophobia Meeting Kicks Off!
May Day of Ankara: LGBT Rights Are Union Rights!
Trans Activist and Lawyer Tamara Adrian to Speak in Ankara for the IDAHO-T Event
Queer Theorist Jack Halberstam to Speak in Ankara for the IDAHO-T Event
‘Instead of a Separate Prison, Conditions in Current Ones should be Improved’
Trans Prisoner on Hunger Strike: ‘I Realized I was not Alone, Thank You!’
LGBT Panel Canceled due to an Article in Pro-Hezbollah Web Site
Let’s Meet at the 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting!
T1-D6, 93 Days in ‘Transvestite Ward’
University Panel Cancelled in Turkey Following Homophobic Media Coverage
BDP MP Queries Minister About Trans Prisoner’s Condition
Separate Prison for the LGBTI: Collective Isolation
Law of Misdemeanor Workshop Held In Mersin and Adana
Trans Inmate on Hunger Strike: I Do Not Want To Die!
Kaos GL Association to Raise Awareness and Advocacy
No LGBTI Candidates Elected in Turkish Local Elections
Law of Misdemeanor Workshop Held in Ankara
Kaos GL to Attend the US Workshop ‘Feminism and Authoritarianism in the Middle East’
‘Trans people must be able to benefit from their right to vote’
Prison Sentences for the Cyber Attacks on kaosGL.org!
Reasoned Verdict in the Court Case of Rosin Cicek: Killing Someone Because of Their Sexual Orientation is Unacceptable
Call for Papers: International Conference on Men and Masculinities
Kaos GL Announces Local Administrations Policy Before the Local Elections
"The LGBTI Movement Did Not Begin With Gezi"
Kaos GL Magazine Calls for Articles on ‘Psychoanalysis’
Lawyers Discussed The Problems of Transsexual Sex Workers
The Regional Network Releases Its Second Newsletter
Regional Network Against Homophobia to Meet in Ankara
Turkey’s New Hate Crime Law Ignores LGBTI People
The Advisory Committee of the Rainbow Coalition to Meet in Ankara
Various Feminisms to Meet in Ankara on March 14-16
Transphobic Hate Murder in Antep, Turkey
Turkish LGBTI High School Students: We Organize Solidarity, Not Hatred!
LBT Women, Too, Met in Ankara to ‘Break the Chain’
To Russia with Love: LGBTI Rights are Human Rights!
UNESCO for Freedom of Expression in This Year’s IDAHOT
Kaos GL Calls For the 3rd International Feminist Forum
There Are Obstacles To LGBT Patients’ Access To Health Care
Kaos GL Magazine Calls for Articles on ‘Queer Pedagogy’
The Regional Women’s Convening starts in Jordan
Kaos On The Streets
Anti-Homophobia Conference Held in Batman, Turkey
The Bill Gives Hope to Gays in Northern Cyprus
The Story of the Rainbow That Could Not Stay 24 Hours on My Balcony
Shut Up Transphobia!
In the spiral of bribery and corruption: The new Turkish Cabinet
The Hearing on the Attacks on Trans People’s Right to Housing Postponed
2nd Symposium highlights needs and problems of LGBT students
kaosGL.org Launched Its Kurdish Website!
6 countries at the 2nd Symposium Against Discrimination
‘LGBT People’s Demand for Constitutional Equality is a Fundamental Human Rights Issue’
Program of Symposium Against Discrimination Announced
Two LGBT organizations of the Southern Caucasus met in Tbilisi
DJ Murat Renay to Play in Copenhagen
Homophobic Hate Killing in Hatay, Turkey
Slaughter of Trans People Goes on Unabated As Turkey Debates Hate Crimes
PM Erdoğan is No Queer!
Republican People’s Party (CHP) Support to LGBTs for the Local Elections
Say ‘No’ to Heterosexist Social Work!
Kaos GL Met Teachers in Southeastern City of Urfa
‘Rainbow Barricades of Eastern Europe’ to Meet in Stockholm
Symposium against Discriminations: Call for the Academic Forum
Red Card to Borders: Solidarity Matches for LGBT Refugees
Strategic litigation in Turkey, Hungary and Italy
‘Family Matters’: ILGA-Europe’s annual conference starts tomorrow!
Fatma Bostan Ünsal: There is a Place for Gays in the Prophet’s Assembly
‘LGBT Rights Are Union Rights’
Trans Men Information Site Also Victim to ‘Administrative Measure’
To Be an Intersex Child in a Village
Apparently Society is Not Ready for an LGBT Student Club Either!
LGBT organisations criticise constitutional commission
Workshops against Psychological-Psychiatric Homophobia
The Hospital’s Exam on Trans
Hêvî LGBT Initiative Announced its Foundation
Is this the most LGBT friendly government in entire Balkan region?
International Campaign against the Ban on Grindr
Stop Discrimination Against LGBTs in Education!
Canadian Foreign Minister Meets Kaos GL
School Bell Ringing Against Heterosexism
"I was forced to resign from teaching because of my gender identity"
Grindr Censored in Turkey!
Kaos GL Lawyers’ Network to Meet in Ankara
Mersin 7 Colors LGBT: We Want Peace, Ayol!*
LGBT Organizations Joined the Demonstrations in World Peace Day
Stairs Up to the Rainbow
LGBT Organizations in Turkey to Demonstrate for Peace
LGBT Organizations in Turkey: Struggle for Peace is being punished through Pınar Selek
Public Case against Yeni Akit for Insulting Homosexuals
The Regional Network Releases Its First Newsletter
‘Not even one transsexual person that I know died of natural causes’
Rıza Türmen: "A Milestone in the Turkish State’s Constitutionalism"
Yasemin Öz: If homosexuality were a choice, nobody would choose this much oppression and violence
Lynching Attempt to Transgender People in Iskitler, Ankara
Press Release by LGBTI Organizations in Turkey on the Constitutional Draft
Turkish Parliament agreed on ‘heterosexuals are more equal’
Gay Propaganda Bill’ Withdrawn in Armenia
Anti-Gay Riot In Tblisi Tests Balance Between Church, State
Kaos GL Association Held Its 5th General Assembly
LGBT Movement and Protests in Turkey
İstanbul Criminal Court: Insulting Homosexuals is NOT Freedom of Expression
Training and Film Screening from Kaos GL on the Day of Migrants and Refugees
Mandela’s Queer Legacy
Conservative NGOs Criticize Media’s Coverage of Istanbul Pride
49th COSAC hosted Kaos GL on Europe’s future
Khouloud Mahdhaoui: In Tunisia, Homophobia Is Law
Kaos GL Joins Education Conference in Dublin
SpunOut Hosts Kaos GL For A Youth-led Video Documentary
Seen From Senate: Begining Of A Civil War In Turkey?
Claudia Roth Meets the ‘Chapullers’ in Ankara
Intellectuals Call on the Turkish Government to Stop Police Violence
Kaos GL is at LGBT Youth and Social Inclusion Conference
Athens Pride 2013 said ‘Occupy Fear’
Marriage For All: France restoring its prestige abroad
‘Free Spirits, Free Bodies’: 2nd Thessaloniki Pride is in June
Let’s Remind the Turkish PM about LGBT Rights on IDAHO Day!
The Regional Network Releases Its First Memorandum!
LGBT Refugee Workshop Held in Ankara
The Regional Network to Declare Its First Annual Memorandum!
Turkey: Revoking Same-Sex Adoptions
Rainbow Bus against Homophobia from Istanbul to Ankara!
We Are Meeting Against Homophobia on May 17th!
Albanian Prime Minister Berisha meets LGBT activists
Montenegro to Improve Transgender Rights
Anti-Homophobia Meeting to Talk About ‘Peace’
LGBTI Organizations from Turkey, Armenia, Uganda and Lebanon Meet in Brussels
Montengro Allows Name Change for Trans People
Melek Göregenli says Discrimination is a Privilege for Those in Power!
Colonel Father Kidnaps His Son, Authorities Silent
Kaos GL at the Regional Women’s Meeting in Tunisia
"Mrs. His Name" Screened at International Feminist Forum
Diplomats Playing Football in Support of the "Faggot Referee"
Program of the 2nd Feminist Forum Announced
Regional Network Against Homophobia Will Meet in Ankara
Let’s Put the Boot into Homophobia in Football!
Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women Gave Speeches in the Turkish Parliament
Kaos GL Meets with Principal Legal Adviser of EU Ombudsman
Kaos GL Visited EU Institutions in Brussels
Montenegrin Government Came up With an LGBT Rights Strategy
Turkish Court Rules Gay Sex Is Natural
‘Government Doesn’t Need to Search for Lesbians in Other Cultures’
Queer Studies Course Launched Off With Esmeray’s Play ‘Bundle of the Witch’
Will Jamaica Ever Face Its Colonial Homophobia?
LISTAG Families to Meet at Correspondent Trainings
AKP and Turkish Armed Forces Agree On Gay Soldiers!
Greek Hate Crime Units, Not For LGBTs
Attack to Fashion Designer Barbaros Şansal!
Fundamentalist Attack to KaosGL.Org!
Symposium Against Discriminations Concluded
‘Yırtık Bohça’ was played against discriminations
Swedish Prime Minister welcomes the biggest conference of LGBTI in the history
Turkey Reproduces and Institutionalizes Discrimination Towards LGBTs
Social Change Program to be launched in Lebanon
Civil Society and Academia to Meet at the Football Field
Maurice Tomlinson Speech at David Kato Vision and Voice Award
LGBT Unionists Met Kaos GL in the Netherlands
‘Yırtık Bohça’ is in Ankara
‘The housing rights of transgender citizens can not be seized!’
The File of Referee Dinçdağ is Sent to Legal Advisor
Gay People Living in Fear in Greece
"Shoot the Discrimination!"
The 127th issue of Kaos GL Magazine on ‘Social Policies’ is out now
Call for Local Anti-Homophobia Meetings
Gays Of Turkey
‘We’re Marching Against Heterosexist Education!’
Judith Butler calls for dialog to end hunger strikes
Balkan LGBT NGOs Jointly Condemn Escalating Violence in Their Region
Is Avcılar Going to Be a New Lynch Area?
Women From Kaos GL React to Legitimization of Rape
Lesbian and Bisexual Women Gathered for Digital Stories
Macedonian Minister Sued by Rights Groups For Homophobia
Greek state TV channel criticised for cutting Downton Abbey gay kiss
Kaos GL Organized Women’s Camp
Representatives of EU and Germany clarify the purpose of the gay film in Armenia
Morocco navy escorts abortion vessel out of port
Muslim LGBTs condemn violence which address the recent films and cartoons
MHP meets with Kaos GL
Kate’s breasts, Pussy Riot, virginity tests and our attitude on women’s bodies
Members of the European Parliament head to Belgrade Pride
Kaos GL Preparing for an Academic Journal
Homophobic hatred demonstrate the need for European-wide action
Symposium Against Discriminations during the Human Rights Week
Invitation to the Belgrade Pride 2012
This is a fantastic experience!
The fight back!
Hacettepe University: "No Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation"
April 2012 Kaos GL Media Report Launched
Still not so easy to be open as LGBT person in Turkey
Bid to Decriminalise Gay Acts in Northern Cyprus at European Court
Zdravko Cimbaljevic - Human rights defender of the month
Joint Condemnation of Ethnic and Religious Discrimination
The IDAHO 2012 Report is out!
Ending "ex-gay" therapy
Democratic Party Member Clippinger visits LGBT Shelter in Montenegro
Police Officer Interdicted of His Job Due to Gender Identity
Symposium Against Discriminations on the Human Rights Week
Kaos GL Calling You!
Correction and Announcement About the News from Gaziantep
First workshop organised for trans persons in Montenegro
March 2012 Kaos GL Media Report Launched
A Trans Woman Murdered in Antalya, Turkey
IDAHO’s Newly Elected Board Announced!
Montenegrin Delegation for the First Time on LGBT EuroGames
After year and half, LGBT activist Cimbaljevic walked through his born town Niksic again
Is it Pride? How did you manage? Bravo!
Chinese Government’s Apology to Feng Jianmei is Not Enough!
Ankara University Included Kaos GL in its Internship Program
‘If fags were free, the world would shake up’
The Problems of Imprisoned LGBTs are Being Rendered Invisible
New flag will be in public today in Montenegro
High Court Rules That ‘Oral and Anal Sex’ Should Increase the Penalty
LGBT community makes history with the Festival of Diversity in Albania
Latin America and the stigmatization of sexual minorities
The first Organisational Committee member for the first Montenegro Pride
Armenian Media and the Plight of Homophobia
Russia adopts scandalous law increasing fines for protesters
Athens Pride is this Sunday!
Transphobic Protest in Antalya
Soccer Referee Dinçdağ’s Discrimination Claim Against His Employer Continuing
A New Initiative from LGBTs in Diyarbakır
Discussion on Sexism and Heterosexism Held in Çanakkale
Symbols of the Fight Against Homophobia
California Senate approves ban on ‘gay therapies’ for minors
‘Notes of a feminist lesbian during wartime’
Kaos GL explained the situation of LGBT people to the European Commission
Extremists attacked Diversity March in Yerevan
LGBT Initiative from Prime Minister Erdoğan!
European Parliament condemns homophobic laws in Europe
Local Stands of the Meeting is Completed
LGBT Individuals Sent Letters to the Prime Minister
LGBT’s Marched in Ankara for Constitutional Equality
We Are Marching against Homophobia and Transphobia!
IDAHO 2012, First Impressions
A Historic Event in Montenegro
On May 10th, LGBT refugee workshop held in Ankara
Montenegron Forum Progres Speaks Up for Trans Community in Turkey
It’s May 17th! International Day Against Homophobia!
‘Forum Against Borders for Refugees and Asylum Seekers’
On May 1, LGBT Individuals Were on The Streets in Seven Cities
Social Workers Met
Who will win "The Genetically Modified Tomato Awards"
Opponents of Homophobia Came Together in Nazilli!
UNECSO is the host of May 17 IDAHO events in Paris
Transcending Borders Through Pride
May 17 Events in Sarajevo
‘The Only Candidate for LGBTs and Muslims’
Call From Montenegrin LGBT Organization: Never Hush, Never Share the Crime!
Letter from Council of Europe: Stop the degrading treatment to gays by Turkish Army
French public’s consensus on equality for LGBTs
LGBT Asylum-Seekers and Refugees Met in Isparta against Homophobia and Transphobia
LGBT Associations Were Added To List
Assault By Cleaver Against Two Transsexual Individuals
LGBT Refugees Came Together In Eskişehir Against Homophobia And Transphobia
LGBT Refugees Are Gathering Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Kaos GL and EĞİTİM-SEN Came Together In Istanbul
Lesbian and Bisexual Women Come Together
LGBT Refugees Met in Kayseri against Homophobia and Transphobia
Safety For LGBT Persons in Every Montenegrin Municipality
Student Meeting Against Heterosexism In Education System
The Winners of the 7th Story Competition Women to Women’ Are Pronounced
"Homophobia Is A Kind of Sin of Literature"
7th Meeting against Homophobia is Beginning
Masculinity Forum in METU
We March for Love and Freedom from May 1st to May 17th!
Media-Communication Forum in International Meeting Against Homophobia
The Murderer of Tuğçe is Familiar, The Murderer of Nükhet Was Found
Kaos GL Was At The Başkent University
International Meeting Against Homophobia From May 1st to May 17th
The Media Report of January 2012 İssued
Albanian Minister calls for homophobic violence, admonished by Prime Minister
From ‘Wednesday Seminars’ to ‘Kaos Academy’
International Women’s Day
What Did Kaos GL Do for LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees in 2011?
Şafak Pavey Visits LGBT Associations
Kaos GL Launches Free Consultancy Services
Kaos GL Association Launches Its Voluntary Internship Program
Göregenli: ‘Homophobia is the Deepest Discrimination’
Platform of Hate Crimes Meets the Minister of Justice
February 2012 Media
Local Correspondents Meet in Ankara
‘For those who died for who they were or the person they fell in love with’
Kaos GL Magazine Calls for Transgression of ‘Borders’
Women’s Riot will be on streets on 8th March
Psychiatrist Dr. Koray Başar: Families should support each other for their LGBT children!
Three Workshops From Feminist Forum
‘The Difference Between Queer and LGBT is Not Only Alphabetic Letters’
Samar Habib will speak at International Feminist Forum
The Program of International Feminist Forum Declared
2nd Regional Network Against Homophobia Meeting Was Held in Ankara
Kaos GL is at UN Meeting
International Feminist Forum is Nearing
Kurdish LGBT rights group hacked on Facebook
Justice for referee Dinçdağ has been postponed consistently!
Stripped of Basic Civil Human Rights in Iran
The LGBTQ Bill of Rights
The Past and The Present: Two Communicating Vessels
Georgian Legislation on LGBT Issues
LGBT Situation in Armenia
The Second ‘Regional Network Against Homophobia’ is Starting in Ankara
‘Being Unnecessarily Provocative’ by Defaming’ Sacred’ Symbols’
Empowering Zagreb and Other Parts of Croatia
Transphobic Attacks in Maltepe will be protested
The Book ‘Regional Network Against Homophobia’ is Published!
SPoD’s Views on ‘New Constitution’
Call from Kaos GL to the Feminist Movement
February Program of Wednesday Seminars Announced
The Top Court of Turkey Adresses Insult to Homosexuals as Insult
Prime Minister Erdoğan: Shall our Youth be Atheists?
‘The Others’ Meet in Alewis’ Constitution Symposium
LGBT Associations’ Members meet CHP
International Feminist Forum by Kaos GL
LGBT Group Presses For Charter Rights
New Year’s First Issue of Kaos GL Magazine in Bookstores
Welcome To Occupy Starbucks
Annex to Article 10: Recognize the Reality of LGBT!
LGBT Individuals in Shelter Policies
LGBTs Convey Ideas on Constitution to Parliamentary Commission
SOLIDAR’s Silver Rose Award Goes to Kaos GL
LGBT Organizations Demand the Resignation of Interior Minister
LGBTs United for a Democratic Constitution!
Kaos GL Meets Students of Midwifery
Kaos GL at the Conference on the role of Civil Society Networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey
UNESCO Leads New LGBT Anti-Bullying Initiative
AHM Call for Symposia and Forums
Women Met in the Writing Workshop
Life Imprisonment for Transphobic Hate Crime
Harassment in Custody - Transgender Halat Wins Her Case
Justice for Referee Dinçdağ has been postponed to 2012
The Third Anti-Homophobia Book is Published
Yamaner, Cömert and Üstün participate in the Wednesday Workshops’ in November
Possible Reduction of Sentence for İnan Süver
Kaos GL Training For Psychological Counseling and Guidance Teachers in Diyarbakır
Support From Kaos GL Magazine For Van
Prison Sentence for 3 Trans Activists
Development in the case of Eryaman
"Systematic Dysfunctions in the Turkish Justice System"
On What Grounds Parliament Access to KaosGL.Org is Blocked?
The Congress Will Fight For LGBT
Kaos GL Ecological Forum
"Sancı and Sertabiboğlu Should be Acquitted"
The Congress Initiative Also Unites Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Erbaydar and Candansayar are in Wednesday Workshops
AKP deputy Bostancı’s Gay Initiative’
Kaos GL’s 2010 Gone with the Wind I
Counselling, Education and Meetings from Kaos GL in 2010
Kaos GL Wednesday Workshops Begin
Groundwork for the 7th Meeting Kicked Off
Kaos GL Magazine Invitation for Abuse’ File
The First Ever Queer Festival of Turkey Will Be Organized In Ankara
Heterosexual Socialization Policies for LGBT Students Must Be Abandoned!
LGBTs Walked for Peace in Istanbul
Thomas Hammarberg : Homophobic and transphobic violence must be stopped
NGOs do not participate at the conference "Towards Europe - Towards Equality"
Kaos GL’s Letter to Serbian Authorities
‘I am the minister of a Conservative Democrat Party’
Letter to IGLYO from Kaos GL
Letter to KaosGL from Embassy of Norway
Kaos GL from Turkey Sent Their Condolences to Norwegian Labour Party
Two Men Were Taken Into Custody For The "Unnatural Intercourse"
Kaos GL and Pembe Hayat Are Boycotting IGLYO’s Raise-Your-Hand-Democracy
Anti-Homophobia voiced in 14 Cities in March-April!
17th of May is here! International Day against Homophobia!
International March in Ankara against Homophobia and Transphobia!
Iranian LGBT Asylum-Seekers Marched against Homophobia
People against Homophobia Turn Their Face to Each Other For the Sake of Regional Network
LGBT Refugees Workshop Against Homophobia To Be Held In Turkey
Peaceful Protests on Labour Day
Austria preparing to remove Turkish trans asylum seeker
Gay Turkish referee seeks compensation
Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Turks dislike gays research
At UN, Gay Group Denied Consultative Status 8-7, Kyrgyz Pivot, India on Dalits
An open letter to Admistrative Board of IGLYO from Kaos GL
Turkish Football Federation and Homosexual Referee Met at Court
Gay, lesbian films no longer a problem for Turkish audiences
Despite Turkey’s reforms, gay community says it lacks legal protections
Turkey’s transsexuals face increasing violence
Request to ban Turkish gay rights group rejected