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Turkish Government

  • 20th September 2013

    Grindr to fight against Turkish court ban 1

    Grindr CEO: 'Oppression starts with the strangling of free speech... today it's done by cutting off people’s access to technology'

    6:57 PM — Popular gay dating app Grindr, which was banned by a Turkish court last week, is set to fight against the ban and get back online. The company has announced that it is working with Kaos GL, a Turkish gay-rights organisation, and campaigning group All Out to launch a petition to force the Turkish government to rescind the ban.

  • 6th August 2013

    Turkish Government urged to protect transgender women from murder 3

    Turkey has one of the highest murder rates for trans people

    7:07 PM — The Greek Transgender Support Association (GTSA) has condemned a series of violent attacks and murders against transgender women in Turkey.

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