DEMET DEMIR WINS IGLHRC AWARD
REPORT ON ULKER SOKAK
Update report from Lambda Istanbul on Ulker Sokak
THE NIGHTMARE OF HOMOSEXUALS IN CIHANGIR IS BACK
Press cuttings from Turkish daily Hürriyet
AI AND TURKISH VIOLENCE AGAINST TRANSVESTITES
Extract of an Amnesty International Report
HARASSMENT OF TRANSVESTITES & TRANSSEXUALS AT HABITAT II
Turkish Police Forces set a transvestites flat on fire in the center of the city on
fire during Habitat II in June 1996
TURKEY TURNS ON ITS DECADENT PAST
The Guardian's report on the human rights violations the transvestites and
transsexuals of Istanbul faced during the UN Summit Meeting on Human Settlements Habıtat
II which took place in Istanbul in June 1996
THE FIRST GAY AND LESBIAN FESTIVAL IN TURKEY
The first gay and lesbian festival is planned by Lambda, Istanbul. But...
LESBIAN AND GAY FESTIVAL BANNED
The festival was banned by Istanbul Governor who claimed the festival was
against the moral values of the Turkish society.
TURKISH GAYS AND LESBIANS GET PUBLISHING SPACE IN WEEKLY EXPRESS
The political weekly "Express" now includes a gay&lesbian page
TURKISH TOWN BANS SAME-SEX KISSING
Man-to-Man kissing is now forbidden in Adana, a southern city of Turkey
TURKISH COURT SAYS LESBIAN MOTHERS HAVE SICK BEHAVIOUR
The Supreme Court defined the lesbian mother as "a woman who has a
(sexual) habit in the degree of sickness".
TURKISH PARLAIMENT OUTED
"Kanal 6", a mainstream TV channel in Turkey announced they would out
gay Members of the Parliament...
TURKEY HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES, 1993
The first attempt to organize a pride event in Istanbul was banned...
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