The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, this week caused outrage after comments made at a women’s rights conference in Ankara were branded as sexist.
New statistics complied and released this week by British newspaper The Independent has revealed that Russia and Turkey are the most policed countries in the world, holding the highest number of police staff per capita than another other nations.
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.
Gay lifestyle and dating site Gay.com has this week become the latest site banned by Turkish authorities after being added to a list of sites deemed inappropriate for public use.
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.
Turkish LGBT group Kaos GL today reported the death of a trans woman known as ‘Gypsy Rose’.