Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP
Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP
Turkey

LGBT people face ‘tsunami of hate’ in Turkey, once a haven of tolerance in the Middle East

  • From incendiary government minister tweets to censorship of gay characters on TV, a growing animosity is suffocating Turkey’s LGBT community
  • LGBT groups believe President Erdogan is attacking their community to distract his supporters from the country’s economic travails

Topic |   Turkey
Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP
Turkish LGBT activist Alaz Ada Yener. Photo: AFP
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