21/03/2012 | Writer: Kaos GL

CHP Istanbul Parliamentarian Şafak Pavey visited Kaos GL and Pink Life Associations and got information about the problems faced by LGBT individuals in Turkey.

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CHP Istanbul Parliamentarian Şafak Pavey visited Kaos GL and Pink Life Associations and got information about the problems faced by LGBT individuals in Turkey.
Pavey, who previously said “You shall not push your gay and lesbian citizens to the lowest level of the society” during the budget discussions in Turkish Parliament, made a visit to Kaos GL and Pink Life located in Ankara.
 
Pavey also obtained information about problems of LGBT refugees, LGBT people in the draft Anti-Discrimination Law, the effect of internet filter on LGBT people, the difficulties gays, trans women and trans men go through in the process of military service.
 
In Pink Life Association, Pavey was informed about systematic police violence against LGBT individuals, practices of the Law on Misdemeanors, the oppression directed to sex workers and the hate crimes. 
  

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