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Demonstrators gathered in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, Turkey, to protest against president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision to leave the Istanbul Convention

Turkey quits landmark Istanbul Convention because it ‘normalises homosexuality’

On the left: Asya Cevahir poses to the camera. On the right: Asya Cevahir lies in a hospital bed covered in bandages

Trans teen left blind and scarred after harrowing acid attack by ex-boyfriend

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s vile president Erdogan now claims there’s no such thing as LGBT+ people

Turkey LGBT rights pride protest

LGBT+ people are facing a dire situation in Turkey. This is how it got so bad, and why you should care

Turkish interior minister Suleyman Soylu speaking before members of the press

Turkish minister Suleyman Soylu dismisses student protesters as ‘LGBT+ perverts’

Turkish president Recep Erdoğan gestures. (Mustafa Kamaci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Turkey’s president Erdoğan launches shameless, brazen attack on LGBT+ kids

Demonstrators wearing masks hold an LGBT+ flag during the demonstration at Boaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish students depict sacred Islamic site alongside rainbows. They’re detained and dubbed ‘deviants’ by ministers

A muslim man reading from the quran

Imam who thinks homosexuality is a ‘capitalist virus’ that ’causes decay’ to be deported

A Turkish anti-riot police officer steps on a rainbow flag during a rally staged by the LGBT community on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on June 19, 2016. (OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

Turkey claims rainbows ‘negatively affect children’s mental health’ in chilling clampdown on LGBT+ Pride merchandise

A Turkish anti-riot police officer steps on a rainbow flag during a rally staged by the LGBT community on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on June 19, 2016. (OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

Gang of 15 delivery drivers launch violent homophobic attack on terrified group of friends simply for existing

Netflix faced censorship from the Turkish government

Netflix denies shutting down Turkish service after government forces it to cancel series over gay character

Netflix has pulled the plug on the series

Netflix cancels new series after Turkish government demands gay character be erased

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