June 29, 2011

Homosexuals Demand Rights at Istanbul’s Gay Pride March


Thousands took to the streets Sunday to express their support for Turkey’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, community and to protest against hate crimes on the last day of Istanbul’s 19th LGBT Pride Week in Taksim Square.

Independent Istanbul deputies from the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party, or BDP, also lent their support to the demonstration.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: Homosexuals Demand Rights at Istanbul’s Gay Pride March

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