Meet Turkey’s first transgender TV reporter

Michelle Demishevich

Michelle Demishevich is well known in Turkey as the country’s first transgender TV reporter but as well as a television personality and journalist Demishevich is an active campaigner for LGBT issues in her country.

Although relatively unknown to the international community Demishevich stands as somewhat of an icon to transgender people in Turkey and has been praised by many for her work with the trans community.

This week French press agency AFP  travelled to Turkey to meet Demishevich for a short profile piece on her. Click below to watch the full video:

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