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“Let’s go to the polls to change the LGBTI+phobic government on May 28”
IHD Mersin LGBTI+ Commission was set up
“My Child” was screened at Galatasaray University
“Hand in Hand against Hate” was granted two awards at Crystal Apple
“For some of us, imagining another kind of world a is a fact that promotes the courage to continue”
“Women and LGBTI+s greet November 25 with increasing violence”
“They created a butterfly effect with their struggle”
“Hate campaigns against LGBTI+s escalate to physical and judicial violence”
“We are here to pay AKP-MHP government back for all our trans friends slaughtered by them”
“Anti-LGBTI+ policy of the ruling party should be exposed”
Rainbow Stands at the Civil Voices Festival
Cartoon Workshop from DAKAHDER for November 25th
Call to ILGA and IGLYO from LGBTI+ organizations in Cyprus: Represent our concerns about Gaza!
No charges brought against those detained during the Trans Pride March
Önder reacts to Felicity Party MP who said: “Israel’s gay parliamentary speaker”
The fourth hearing of the 2nd Ankara Pride March case is going to be held tomorrow
Kaos GL attended World Forum for Democracy
Council of Europe adopts new recommendation on combating discrimination against LGBTI+ people
Dilek İnce’s killer has not been found for 15 years!
Kaos GL was at Brand Week İstanbul
Journalist Semra Çelebi was acquitted
We published 219 pieces of content in October
Eighth meeting for LGBTI+ prisoners’ rights
“Our lives won’t be restrained by your definition of family” campaign has begun: No to LGBTI+ hostility!
“We stand by Hüda Kaya, who never leaves us and our struggle alone for an instant.”
Boğaziçi Pride March case was postponed to February 23, 2024
According to the Development Plan LGBTI+s are “harmful”!
Violence against LGBTQI+s begins on the internet, and spreads to physical space
“Digital content should be easy to comprehend”
“How to Fight Digital Gender-Based Violence: A Guide” was updated!
Let’s get together on the 6th of November for the case of Hande Buse Şeker!
The journalist, who was prevented from breathing by policemen stomping on his throat at the Pride March, on trial
Lawyers from five cities came together for LGBTI+ rights
Checks and Balances Network held its general assembly
“Gynecology Conversations” was in Neuroscience Congress
From Accessible Film Festival: Conditional Desire
Positive Space in three questions
“This case is an example of a long-standing pattern of hate crime against LGBTI+s”
SPoD, visited HEDEP at the parliament
“I will be a supporter of IGLYO’s disability and intersex advocacy work”
Mining engineer candidates discussed LGBTI+ rights
Defense of those who gassed a trans woman with a fire extinguisher: “We did it for fun”
Green Left Party MP Çiçek: The main problem is our ideological decline
Transphobic assault in the police report: “Female-looking male person!”
TTB complained to Press Council about the newspapers targeting medical doctors
“The actions of law enforcement officers to prevent the exercise of rights are unlawful”
The report on “Solidarity with LGBTI+s after the Earthquake” is out
Ahmet Davutoğlu follows in the footsteps of Yeni Şafak
“Our friends are ‘virtually’ being bounced around like human ping-pong balls between removal centers”
Houses in Istanbul were sealed once again!
Stage ban for the musician who celebrated the Pride month
Support from wrestling champion Evin Demirhan to Ebrar Karakurt
Health Minister fails to keep promise: HPV vaccine costs 2000 TL!
Pride Month in İzmir: 60 detentions, 27 batteries, 3 hate protests!
“The violence used by the gendarmerie and the police is familiar”
Cem Adrian’s reaction to concert ban on stage: I feel sorry for people who have the curse of not being loved
Young LGBTI+: We stand by the people of İkizköy!
Kaos GL Magazine’s latest issue “Hope” is out!
RTÜK imposed sanctions on streaming platforms
Mersin Governorship arrived late: Ban order one month after Pride Week
Mabel Matiz is in Times Square!
Kezban Konukçu: İstanbul Pride March was motivating!
Criminal complaint against the exhibition which was attacked under color of “LGBT terrorism”!
A Turkey panorama: “Journalists who make way for disinformation by making the police to beat themselves…”
Aftermath of Adana Pride March: 5 armored vehicles, detention under torture, battery of a journalist and a parliamentary member!
Ege Pride Picnic, which was targeted and prevented, was held
Ecem Seçkin case was postponed to September 29th
Police attacked in İzmir, lubunyas resisted!
21st İstanbul LGBTİ+ Pride March: We will not go, you will get used to us!
Prospective physicians didn’t admit the dean’s censorship of “sexual orientation”
“Why are there no interventions against groups that overtly threaten LGBTI+s?”
Yerlikaya is on Soylu’s track: He defended police torture at Trans Pride March
Transgender flag is on Golden Horn Bridge
“We reject this mentality targeting LGBTI+ existence”
İzmir police chase after pride picnic!
Judith Butler sent a solidarity message to LGBTI+s living in Turkey
Turkish authorities banned LGBTI+s from drinking tea!
Eskişehir Governorship banned Pride Week events for one month!
EMEP MPs: We stand by the struggle for life with dignity of LGBTI+s!
LGBTI+s who wanted to have a picnic were detained!
METU students defended their pride!
Kürkçü: Defending LGBTIQ rights has become a legal obligation but a political prohibition in HDP
The discriminatory constitutional amendment is over again on AKP’s agenda
New Welfare Party started LGBTI+ hostility even before being sworn in
“We will continue to confute the government’s superstitions regarding LGBTI+s”
The prosecutor of Eryaman-Esat case changed, and the trial was postponed once again
“Let’s change Erdoğan’s alliance at the ballot box on May 28!”
May 17 in İzmir: Long live LGBTI+s, long live our solidarity!
Still no verdict in the closure case against TTM: Our tenacity will not be exhausted by lawsuits!
Which candidates, signatories of the LGBTI+ Rights Convention, will be in the parliament?
Trans women candidates were not elected
“We remind everyone that the freedom of LGBTI+s is the key to democracy”
Adana Bar Association LGBTİ+ Commission was established
CHP Youth Branches included Grumpy Virgin in the election song
Ali Babacan responds to LGBTI+ rights question: The state should recognize the lifestyle of everyone as it is
Impressions from May Day in İzmir: We will march enlarging the rainbow cortege
We published 210 pieces of content in April
2nd Ankara Pride March case is on May 11
Green Left Party Co-Spokesperson Akın: We have solution suggestions for eliminating the sexual-orientation-based discrimination
May Day in Ankara: LGBTI+s “spread across” the corteges
May Day in Mersin: Lubunya’s flame will ruin the capital!
May Day in İstanbul: Long live sex workers!
Green Left Party candidate Özgül Saki: We rebel against the hate policies targeting the existence of LGBTI+s!
İzmir Bar Association which reacted against the homophobic hate khutbah of the Religious Affairs was acquitted
Pride marches on campuses: I will march next year as well, even if I am alone
Sırrı Süreyya Önder called for signing the LGBTI+ Rights Convention
Green Left Party candidate Öztürk: LGBTIQ+s are struggling everywhere
First signatures are from Green Left Party and TİP for the “LGBTI+ Rights Convention” prepared by SPoD
From hate rallies to candidacy from AKP…
Green Left Candidate Özgül Saki: We can change the parliament with the independent struggle of feminists and LGBTI+s
Nationalist İYİ Party promised to struggle against sexual orientation-based discrimination
Highlights from the short story of political participation of LGBTI+s in Turkey
TİP parliamentary candidate Esmeray visited Kaos GL and May 17 Associations
Partisan media was obsessed with LGBTI+ associations in 2022!
Esmeray became an MP candidate on Workers’ Party of Turkey lists
Pınar Selek case will be undertaken de novo for the fifth time: “The Court of Cassation exceeded its legal reviewing authority”
İrfan Değirmenci: History will write LGBTI+s!
“We will amend Penal Code of Turkey in order to prevent sexual orientation and identity-based hate crimes”
Green Left Party declared its election manifesto: We will eliminate inequality and discrimination against LGBTI+s!
February 2023: How much LGBTI+s took place on the agenda of the Parliament?
2022 for LGBTI+s: The policy regarding the elimination of LGBTI+s from public sphere is in force
Karamollaoğlu targeted LGBTI+s
AKP and YRP signed a protocol: “Prevention of acts and perversions against moral values…”
Media School welcomed 2023 in Ankara
9th Trans Pride Week and Pride March dates were announced!
Diversity panel in Kocaeli first blocked by the university and then threatened on social media
“No group can turn the Newroz area into an instrument of hate speech and hate motivated actions”
“Amed Newroz Festival area wasn’t safe for LGBTI+s in 2023, either!”
Attack against LGBTI+s at Newroz once again!
Niler Albayrak also became a candidate for parliamentary nomination from TİP
Esmeray, became a candidate for parliamentary nomination from Workers’ Party of Turkey
Call for Pınar Selek case from 25 LGBTI+ organizations
51 institutions: Remove the 60-day residence permit limit for earthquake survivor refugees
“Everlasting hate pandemic is not the fate of this territory”
HDP MP Kerestecioğlu: LGBTI+s face discrimination even during a disaster
We published 118 pieces of content in February
“We will hold you to account and we have power to establish the new”
“Hate against LGBTI+s is the main component of AKP’s election campaign”
“The state is responsible for taking necessary measures to exercise freedom of assembly”
Amnesty International: LGBTI+s should not be exposed to discrimination in the provision of aids for the earthquake
“Roma LGBTI+s have become completely invisible in the earthquake zone”
Amnesty International: LGBTI+s should not be exposed to discrimination in the provision of aid for the earthquake
“Deniz’s death could have been prevented”
“We told many times, we demanded help for days for Begüm”
“We will raise the struggle you have worked for, all together for you as well”
Ankara LGBTI+ Earthquake Solidarity was founded
Next trial of Hande Buse Şeker case is on May 8
Antep Queer: LGBTI+s living in the earthquake region may contact us in case of need
“Are we sure that Table of Six doesn’t consider us as perverts”
Main opposition’s common policies don’t include LGBTI+ rights!
“As a mother, I condemn the consensus text, in which LGBTI+ rights are disregarded, of the Nation Alliance”
Diyarbakır Bar Association: “Withdraw the discriminatory and hate-motivated amendment proposal!
115 organizations reacted against the Minister of Family
“Discriminatory attitudes regarding sexual identities are unacceptable”
SES awarded LGBTI+ families and SPoD
Education and Science Laborers Union: Sexual orientation of individuals is disregarded at the education system
Fifth acquittal for 2021 Pride March cases!
Ministry of Family expressed their transphobia as fast as greased lightning!
Urologist spoke to the Constitution Committee on LGBTI+s!
HDP: “We are looking for the candidate of all people, all beliefs, all cultures and all sexual orientations”
“We disapprove of discussing sexual identities over Constitutional amendment!”
Letter from WWHR- New Ways to Akşener and Kılıçdaroğlu: No to Constitutional Amendment!
Four acquittals have not been satisfied, Pınar Selek is still on trial
Rainbow events are coming to your city
“We are neither the numbers on headlines nor the victim of unfortunate fate!”
Protest for Ecem Seçkin in İzmir: Hate extends, the state protects
“We barely escape our lives from that ‘holy’ families”
Legal gender recognition should be based on the right of self-determination”
Transphobic hate murder in İzmir!
Young LGBTI+: We demand justice for Ecem Seçkin!
The next step is Constitutional Court for the İstanbul Convention
T24 Yearbook is out
Verdict in Boğaziçi rainbow case: Acquittal
“fawns, children, flowers, flames” exhibition is waiting for its’ visitors
Ministry of Culture asks for the fund back with interest, given for the film “Burning Days”!
“The story of every LGBTI+, who couldn’t participate in Pride Marches for 7 years, is actually between the lines of this report”
LGBTI+ organizations visited IHD Central Office
Züleyha Gülüm: LGBTI+s are facing the violence of your government itself!
GQ Türkiye censored Mabel Matiz!
Transphobic hate attack in İzmir
Report hate crimes against LGBTI+s
Ministry launched an investigation about Nilüfer Municipality due gender workshop
HDP Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities visited GALADER
110 consultancy services from Pink Life in November
We published 2311 content in a year
The man is on trial due to attacking a trans woman and knocking her in a forestland
Blue ID was granted Audience Award
University LGBTI+ Communities carried out an Intersex Awareness Workshop
MP Gülüm requested a Parliamentary investigation regarding discrimination against people living with HIV
A lawsuit was filed against the LGBTI+ ban of the Eskişehir Governorship
2022 İstanbul Pride Week bans were brought before the Constitutional Court
The opposition alliance announced its proposal for a constitutional amendment
A mixed-bag hate speech from Bahçeli
Muğla Queer went out: “Don’t keep silent, trans people exist”
Ban on screening the film ‘So Pretty’
Çankaya Municipality prepared badges for November 25: Despite hate, long live life!
“Do you think the sexual orientation of people is something importable?”
Boğaziçi rainbow case was postponed to December 29
Keskesor LGBTI+, is organized in Van and Dersim
HÜDAPAR organized Batman step of anti-LGBTI+ hate rallies
TDoR in Eskişehir: Murdered trans+ people are our rebellion!
Joint reaction against hate in Diyarbakır: We stand by LGBTI+s!
The intervention request of the Diyarbakır Bar Association in Eryaman-Esat case was rejected
Protest against trans murders in İzmir: Murdered trans people are our rebellion!
Kaos GL Magazine’s last issue “Well-Being” is out!
LGBTI+ agenda was brought into the Parliament only by HDP and TIP in October!
The prosecutor demanded punishment for Boğaziçi rainbow case
Kadıköy District Governorship put a ban on screening “Paris is Burning”!
A public prosecution was filed against 70 people, who were detained with torture during the 9th Boğaziçi Pride March!
A constitution “in accordance with fate” was demanded at the hate rally in Antep
357 signatures against human rights violations in Iran
TurkMSIC and Inter Dayanışma came together
“What the government normalizes is contrary to human lives”
Parliamentary Inquiry into the issues of LGBTI+ employees from HDP
“They breed bad blood into the society by stigmatizing people as ‘sick’”
TGS logo was attached to the call of hate rally!
Dilek İnce’s killer couldn’t be found for 14 years!
TED University drew their rights
The state was “called for duty” at the İzmir “Great Family” meeting
Issues of Elder LGBTI+ Persons were discussed at Congress for Ageing Studies
İzmir went out against hate rally: “We are not silent, we are not afraid, we don’t obey!”
“The street will be neither colorful nor single shade”
4th Debates of Feminism Subject Conference is about to start around the theme “Poverty”
Janissary band led the anti-LGBTI+ march
UniKuir started Parliamentary visits
“My Child” met Galatasaray University students
Student Initiative flew a rainbow flag to the bridge against hate rally
What did KaosGL.org do in October 2022?
Are the rights of LGBTI+ students respected at universities?
The closure case against TTM was postponed to February 21
Artists came together with the queer ecology agenda
Happy birthday TAU Queer
93 consultancy services from Pink Life in October
LGBTI+ marches are banned, anti-LGBTI+ hate march is allowed!
LGBTI+s in Mersin visited Vatan Party: Perinçek hands off!
LGBTI+s in Ankara painted the route of hate march with equality!
“We will continue to speak out and resist till the Center is established”
May 17 Association completed its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Program
Intersex activists united under the umbrella of “Inter Dayanışma”
Response to President Erdoğan from LGBTI+ families!
Anti-LGBTI+ hate march in Konya in company with the Mayor and a Member of Parliament
“We reject the state violence, our existence is not a utile for your election campaign”
“Violation of rights against people living with HIV tripled”
The censorship Bill was approved by the Assembly!
İstanbul Police Department made the scene at QueerFest Music Hall!
LGBTI+ activist Altunpolat, was elected to the Party Assembly of the Green Left Party
Demirtaş responds the question about LGBTI+ rights: The major immorality is keeping silent against discrimination
Association for Policies on Gender Equality was founded
Women’s Defense Network protested LCW
Nine gender-neutral restrooms were put into service at Koç University
KCDP case was postponed: They want to black the country out
It is Varank’s turn to spread hate
Statement from Erdoğan regarding constitutional amendment
There isn’t a ruling in the Ahmet Yıldız case this year either!
Kaos GL was at the Turkish Grand National Assembly against the censorship law
Ministry of Family and Social Services got involved in “determination of absence” case targeting TTM
4th Zeliş Deniz Queer Cinema Award was granted to Sema Semih
İnter Dayanışma was at the Civil Voices Festival
Keskesor Amed LGBTİ+ is on new Twitter account
Hande Buse Şeker case was postponed to December 12
The court rejected Kaos GL’s objection to ban on Hornet
Video recordings related to 2021 Pride March 1st Cihangir case will be sent to a legal expert
“TİHEK, a governmental institution, is a party of Davut Gül’s discrimination”
Every section of society with one voice: No to hate march
TİHEK rejected LGBTI+s’ application once again!
InterDayanışma, carried through its work camp
Queer Cartoon Workshop was conducted in Belgrade
The police, who took anti-LGBTI+ Islamic groups under their wings, attacked the Ankara Pride March
Police attacked the journalist who wanted to support imprisoned journalists!
A lawsuit was filed against the bans on İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week
Police attack against Datça LGBTI+ Pride Week events
Censorship for “sexual orientation” expression at ÇAPA Faculty of Medicine!
The LGBTI+ hostility of İstanbul Police Department has no limit; neither lawyers are regarded nor the law works!
A lawsuit was filed against the ban on Çanakkale Pride Week
Statement from LGBTI+ associations about METU and Çanakkale: We will win together
Queer Cartoon Workshop at METU
Züleyha Gülüm, inquired about torture against LGBTI+ prisoner to Minister of Juistice, once again
Once again in METU: Third application to register as an official LGBTI+ community
TİP İstanbul, screened “My Child”
From the report of HRFT: Hate speech against LGBTİQ+ augments torture
30th İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride says “Resistance!” once again!
Alevi organizations: We keep our doors open at Cem houses, particularly for LGBTI+s
Unsigned brochures distributed in Eskişehir, calls to kill LGBTI+s!
19 people are on trial, indictment consists of 3 paragraphs
First trial of the files suited against Tarlabaşı Community Center is on April, 14: TTM cannot be closed!
İstanbul Pride March cases: Acquittal to three people, who were taken into custody in Cihangir, at the first trial!
“Police may attack LGBTI+s during an action however if my son says that he is a gay I approve him”
“We need a gender non-binary understanding in sports”
Statement from Network for Struggle Against Violence about the experiences at Diyarbakır Newroz: “Newroz is all ours!”
Newroz İn İstanbul: “We refuse male-dominant policies which attack LGBTI+s’ right to live!”
Attacks on LGBTI+s’ pride at the Newroz festivals in Diyarbakır, İstanbul and İzmir!
Letter from Kaos GL to TİHEK: You construct the discrimination hierarchy by disregarding LGBTI+s
LGBTI+s and women were in the streets all across Turkey on March 8!
Great Women Union in İstanbul: Trans murders are political!
March 8 demonstration in Ankara: We will move heaven and earth!
Six political party met together, still they were not able to say LGBTI+ rights!
Summary of 2021 for LGBTI+s: At least 8 hate murders, ever increasing torture, no freedom of expression!
Attack to billboards of CHP in Ankara!
Racketeering gang in Tarlabaşı, injured a trans woman!
“No one has right to racketeer under the name of ‘street fee’!”
"We are about to be deported due to defending human rights!”
From the Congress of TİP: “We owe it to LGBTI+s who bear the brunt of discrimination”
Everyone speaks of LGBTI+s in the media, except LGBTI+s!
“Our political party will nominate an open homosexual as a candidate for MP”
“Trans murders are political and can be prevented”
Lawyer Öykü Didem Aydın is presumptive nominee for Constitutional Court membership
Young LGBTI+ celebrated its fifth anniversary
Attack to the billboards of Queer Cyprus: We all have the right to live freely!
“Memory of Labor and Determination” award to GALADER
Queer AYBÜ, put a different complexion on Yıldırım Beyazıt University
“Different or same-sex partners” of the Pfizer Turkey employees will be covered by the insurance policy
LGBTI+ associations shouted out from İzmir: Trans murders can be prevented!
The perpetrators of violation of rights against LGBTİ+s is definite: Public authorities
What happened at 10th Pink Life QueerFest?
‘Declaration of the Rights of Girls’ and ‘Declaration of the Rights of Boys’ are no longer ‘sexually explicit materials’
Documentary of rainbow custodies at Boğaziçi is on: Alaimisema (Rainbow)
“Being at prison as an open LGBTI+ person is startling”
How was the 10th anniversary of SPoD?
TPA İzmir: “Hand in hand and in solidarity against all kinds of violence”
Joint Declaration on World Mental Health Day: Mental health in an unequal world
Can Candan, not let in campus of Boğaziçi by the instruction of the Rectorate
“Especially women and LGBTI+ prisoners are subject to violence, harrassment and mistreatment”
Private security attacked students holding rainbow flags
Turkish municipality censored Azis
HDP MP Gülüm requested Parliamentary investigation about anti-LGBTI+ hate speech at media
KaosGL.org’s September 2021