General News

Turkish students facing three years imprisonment for celebrating Pride

Rachel Badham December 10, 2020

18 Turkish students and one member of staff from Ankara’s Middle East Technical University are due to go on trial for organising an LGBTQ+ Pride sit-in.

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General News

Turkey and Greece suffer earthquake in tourist hot spots

James Ledward July 21, 2017

An earthquake registering 6.7 magnitude on the richter scale has occurred in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey and Greece in the Dodecanese region in the early hours of this morning, July 21. It was a shallow quake just 6.2 miles below the seabed – off the south-western coastal city of Marmaris in the Mugla province.

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International News

First umbrella LGBTI organisation to fight homophobia in Turkey

James Ledward October 16, 2014

A new umbrella organisation has been established in Turkey to encourage LGBTI websites, groups and organisations to work together to fight homophobia and transphobia in the Islamic country that straddles Europe and Asia. TURKEY LGBTI UNION has been in existence for just two months and was created to ensure unity and solidarity among LGBTI groups, […]

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