By Jana Nakhal Taştan, Lebanese feminist academic and urban researcher.
Our editor Fulden prepared a guide of organizations catering to LGBTQI+ immigrants’ needs around the world.
By Yener Bayramoğlu, an academic working on queer migration.
Harem of No One artists Aphrodite and Tahini Molasses and Velvele editör İlker Hepkaner talk about the Cypriot diaspora experience in the UK and the Cyprus Pride.
Returning from abroad is a sign of failure for many. While those who are able to go and those who go are praised, those who don’t/can’t go or those who go and decide to come back are seen as “failures”, “cowards” or “those who can’t hold on”. Hazan Özturan, as a departure and returner, has an objection to this prejudiced and competitive approach.
By Meriç Çağlar, who works as a researcher and consultant on Turkey’s refugee policies, forced migration, and gender.
Interview with the Istanbul-based HEVI association working on LGBTI+ refugees living or forced to live in Turkey.
Donate us to be a part of raising our voices against anti-LGBTI+ discourse in Turkey and in the diaspora.
This year, we asked our readers to choose the songs. As we need to look each other, and see each other more than ever, we asked our social media accounts: What is your Pride Month song?
This is a chronology of not only the LGBTIQA+ Pride marches in Istanbul, but also the preventive efforts of state authorities in the city to ban the march.