Get used to it, we’re suing! #alışındavacıyız

Posted on May 17, 17

THIS IS OUR CALL! On the eve of LGBTI+ and Trans Pride Marches in Istanbul on 2016, Alperen Hearths Istanbul Chair Kürşat Mican organized a press meeting and declared us to be “immoral,” threatening the marches. Mican’s statement that “We will never, ever allow such Immorality, like this march that is called “honor” but really it […]

We dispersed on every street for the 14th Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride March!

Posted on June 27, 16

On Sunday, 26 June we “dispersed” everywhere on Istiklal Avenue against the Istanbul Governor’s Office’s ban on 19 June Trans Pride March and Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride March and press statement. Our press statement was read on numerous streets, our rainbow flag hung on buildings, the streets undulating. Among those who read our press statement was […]



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 […]

Events for Non Turkish Speakers during 2016 İstanbul Pride

June 21, 16

These are the events that will provide either simultaneous Turkish to English translation, English subtitles or no translation is needed. (Updated June 22nd) 21th June, Tuesday   Workshop: Mask Workshop (I) Time: 17:00 Place: TAK Facilitator: Oğuz Güdek (Mask & March)  We are inviting all to our workshop to paint in colors not only the […]

Istanbul LGBTİ+ Pride Week Commission Press Declaration: The Istanbul Governorship is openly violating the constitution and laws!

June 17, 16

Since 2003, we have been organizing a LGBTI+ Pride March on Istiklal Avenue, the last Sunday of June to raise our voice against rights breaches we encounter throughout the year, to demand equality, freedom and legal status and to state that we are not ashamed but “PROUD” of our existence. It is crucial for us […]

Let’s sign the petition for a safe LGBTI+ Pride March in Istanbul!

June 14, 16

Join our call to the Istanbul Governorate by signing and sharing this petition. Support us and add your voice to ours to ensure that the 14th Istanbul LGBTI+ Pride March takes place, not with police attacks, but with all its colors and in safety.

Regarding the Police Attack against 2015 Istanbul LGBTI Pride March

June 30, 15

Immediate public and media release by the Pride Week Organization Committee! We will file an official criminal complaint at the Çağlayan Courthouse in Istanbul at 12:30 on July 2nd, Thursday!

2015 Istanbul Pride Week Schedule

June 12, 15

23rd Istanbul Pride Week's full schedule!