05/05/2014 | Writer: Kaos GL

The program of Kaos GL’s 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting has been announced.

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The program of Kaos GL’s 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting has been announced.
 
Starting from today, the program consists of a theatre play and movie screenings, academic lectures and a dance workshop as well as a march against homophobia and transphobia and many other events.
 
The main program of the meeting to be held on May 17-18 at Ankara University’s ATAUM Prof. Dr. Necdet Serin Conference Hall will host two world famous people. Trans activist and lawyer Tamara Adrian and queer theorist Jack Halberstam will be in Ankara to give speeches.
 
"Love, love, freedom - keep hatred away!"
 
The 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting will end with a march against homophobia and transphobia, just like any other year.
 
The full program of the 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting is as follows:
 
May 5: Communication between Cultures
Gülsüm Depeli, Hacettepe University
 
May 5: Queer Waltz Atelier
Place: Yapı Sanat- Mithatpaşa Caddesi No:39/2 Kızılay
Time: 18.30 – 20.30
P.S. It is a close workshop and the number of participants is limited. For more information: Melahat.deniz@kaosgl.org
 
May 7: Public(s) of the Media? – Counter Publics
Simten Coşar, Hacettepe University
 
May 8: Media and Social Movements
Simten Coşar, Hacettepe University
 
May 10: Bonnie Li Airlines Party
“Her music style, trip-hop/electro, rocked by high-beat samples and bewitched gimmicks, makes us travel through everyday life moments, what Bonnie calls ‘Short Stories.’”
Place: Noxus Bar
Time: 21.00
 
May 10: Discussions on the Problems of LGBT Refugees and Solution Proposals
Workshop is being held by Kaos GL and Amnesty International Turkey Office
 
May 10: “Kim Korkar Hain Vajinadan?” (Who’s afraid of Vagina Wolf?)
Within the scope of Flaying Broom Film Festival - “Beyond Pink and Blue”
Director Anna Margarita Albelo will meet the audience just after the screening of her film
Place: Kızılırmak Sineması
Time: 19.00
 
May 12: “Trans X İstanbul”
Place: Ahmet Taner Kışlalı Sanat Evi, Ankara Üniversitesi Cebeci Kampüsü.
Time: 19.00
 
May 13: Executive Committee Meeting of Diversity and Litigation Platform 
The first meeting is going to be organized by the Foundation for Society and Legal Studies (TOHAV) and Kaos GL
 
May 13: “Pardon! Kim, Ben mi?” (Pardon! Who, me?)
Within the scope of Flaying Broom Film Festival - “Beyond Pink and Blue”
Place: Goethe Institute
Time: 14.30
 
May 13: Paralel Devrim (Parallel Revolution)
Within the scope of Flaying Broom Film Festival - “Beyond Pink and Blue”
Place: Goethe Institute
Time: 14.30’da
 
Note: “Pardon! Who, me?” and “Parallel Revolution” will be screened consecutively.
 
May 14: Ali and Ramazan
Place: Tiyatro Tempo, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı No:114/C Maltepe
Time: 19.00
 
May 15: Cruising the Social Service: Social Service for LGBTQIs
Sedat Yağcıoğlu, Hacettepe University
 
May 16: Press Conference at Turkish Parliament for the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia
10.30
 
May 16: "Possibilities and Discussions: Where the road bifurcates in Queer Theory?"
Prof. Dr. Jack Halberstam (California University) will meet academics and graduate students at Ankara University
 
May 17, 2014
The Political Barriers Preventing LGBTIs from Accessing Rights and Freedom
Venue: ATAUM Prof. Dr. Necdet Serin Conference Hall, Cebeci Campus, Ankara University

12.00 – 13.00/Opening speech
Tamara Adrian, Chairperson of the International IDAHO-T (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) Committee
“Equal Rights to fight against Heterosexism: The lessons of history of racism and sexism.”
Moderator: Sibel Yardımcı

14.00 – 15.30/ First session
Prof. Dr. Samim Akgönül, Strasbourg University,
“LGBT groups and ‘minority rights’”
Moderator: Remzi Altunpolat

16.00 – 17.30/ Second session 
Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Journalist-author 
“A Happy family: An early heaven”

May 18, 2014
The Political Barriers Preventing LGBTIs from Accessing Rights and Freedom
Venue: ATAUM Prof. Dr. Necdet Serin Conference Hall, Cebeci Campus, Ankara University

12.00/13.30 /Closing speech
Jack Halberstam, California University
“Charming for the Revolution: A Gaga Manifesto”
Moderator: Begüm Başdaş

14.00/ March against Homophobia and Transphobia
 
* English-Turkish interpretation will be provided. 
 
The 9th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting is funded by SIDA, the Norwegian Embassy and the “Don’t Hate Me” project jointly run by Kaos GL and Pink Life associations. 

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