Gay rights activists have emerged from the shadows since the revolution in 2011, but their position remains precarious.
In November the Governorship of Ankara called an indefinite ban on LGBTI activities in the city, which has received sharp international criticism, including by Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muiznieks issued a statement regarding the ban.
Ankara governor's office claims LGBTQ film screenings, theatre shows and exhibitions endanger 'health and morality' by inflaming 'social sensitivities'
As it does every year, Algeria’s LGBTQ community celebrated TenTen, it's national day of solidarity, on October 10.
Activists in Uganda held a secret Pride celebration after the official event was cancelled for the second year in a row.
The 2017 Istanbul Pride march has been banned by the city’s governor, one day before it was due to take place.
This Sunday, the 25th edition of the Istanbul Pride will take place. From the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, Terry Reintke MEP will march along.
The Delhi Pride Parade, an annual event held to honour and celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community, was held at the capital on Sunday.
Last Friday in Jakarta two transgender people accepted an award from the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI).
Last Thursday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organisation, strongly condemned the police raid of a peaceful LGBTQ pride event in Kampala, the country’s capital. While events continue to unfold, police arrested several participants, including activists Frank Mugisha and Pepe Onziema of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG).
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