Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Committee statement on ban: We are marching!

June 25, 17

Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week has been organized since 1993, ending with a Pride March on Istiklal Avenue since 2003. It has been announced via the Istanbul Governor’s Office’s website that the would-be 15th annual Pride March will not be allowed. To be able to hold demonstrations and marches is one of the most basic human […]

25th Istanbul Pride Week is waiting for your donations!

April 24, 17

Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week celebrates its 25th anniversary! Istanbul Pride Week will take place this year between 19-25 June 2017. Last year we reacted to the ban on our march by dispersing into every corner of Istanbul with glitter, confetti and rainbow flags, reading our press statements. We raised our voice not only on Istiklal […]