Interview with the Istanbul-based HEVI association working on LGBTI+ refugees living or forced to live in Turkey.
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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.
Harem of No One performance artist G Spot and Velvele editor & writer Fulden talk about personal experiences of migration in separate phases and countries, through the queer lens.
İlker Hepkaner prepared the last report on the 2023 Elections in Turkey.
Lara Özlen spoke with feminist Özgül Saki, the Yeşil Sol Party’s MP candidate from the 2nd district of Istanbul; Translated into English by Mertcan Karakuş.
Trans woman activist and actress Esmeray, who is TİP’s Istanbul 2nd District MP candidate, answered Lara Özlen’s questions; translated into English by Efe Levent.
Hazan Özturan asked, Mahmut Şeren from ÜniKuir, Turkey’s largest LGBTI+ university organization, answered.
In his first article, Kaos GL activist and Green Left Party PM member Remzi Altunpolat focused on the anti-LGBTIQ+ policies of the AKP government. In his second article, he focuses on the opposition’s record on LGBTIQ+ rights.