Turkey’s first ever transgender fashion show was held earlier this week in the city of Istanbul.
The Parliament of Turkey yesterday helped mark international Transgender Day of Remembrance with a special press event in which parliament staff were joined by LGBT activists to discuss the ongoing situation for transgender individuals living in Turkey.
A young transgender woman was killed earlier this week and her apartment was set on fire in what some are calling a possible hate crime.
A Turkish woman whose doctor denied treatment to her following sex reassignment treatment is being sued after the woman in question brought her case before a Turkish court.
A member of the LGBT+ group Pembe Hayat (Pink Life) was this week barred from entering the Turkish parliament building due to an incident related to her gender-identity.
Trans journalist and presenter Michelle Demishevich has this week has her contract with Turkish station IMC TV terminated following a dispute between her and the station’s management.
A Turkish trans activist known as Figen has this week reported to have taken her own life following long-running harassment and persecution.