By Yener Bayramoğlu, an academic working on queer migration.
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.
Hazan Özturan asked, Mahmut Şeren from ÜniKuir, Turkey’s largest LGBTI+ university organization, answered.
Harem of No One’s producer and DJ Toby Kind and Velvele editor and writer İlker Hepkaner chat about what it means to be an immigrant in the “West”, how they perceive the elections in Turkey and their voting experience in the Diaspora.
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Velvele’s editör İlker Hepkaner and drag artist Tahini Molasses (Harem of No One) had crossed the atlantic virtually to meet for a chat about The Anti-LGBTIQ march that happened in Turkey
We are launching our English page which will become the platform where international queer dialogue takes place for LGBTQI+ people from Turkey, Middle East and beyond.