Entry #10111: Censorship of LGBT Issues in Turkey

Current Version

RegionTurkey
IssueCensorship of LGBT Issues
StatusState-enforced
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionTurkey has blocked pride parades. They have labeled rainbow products and pride items 18+, along with programs that include the LGBTQ community.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Shadow-report-16.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/02/14/turkey-end-ankara-ban-lgbti-events


Revision History (3)

Revision by Buzdolabimotoru

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NoteTurkey has blocked gay dating sites, as well as banning pride parades. They have labeled rainbow products and pride items 18+, along with programs that include the LGBTQ community.Turkey has blocked pride parades. They have labeled rainbow products and pride items 18+, along with programs that include the LGBTQ community.

Revision by Hearts4Al

Old Value New Value
NoteTurkey has blocked gay dating sites, as well as banning pride parades.Turkey has blocked gay dating sites, as well as banning pride parades. They have labeled rainbow products and pride items 18+, along with programs that include the LGBTQ community.

Revision by Hearts4Al

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo censorshipState-enforced
NoteIn Turkey, there are no laws restricting to discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.Turkey has blocked gay dating sites, as well as banning pride parades.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Shadow-report-16.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/02/14/turkey-end-ankara-ban-lgbti-events
Reports (10)
  • Status is not correct "they literally arrest people for just doing pride walk"
  • Status is not correct "Goverment had banned rainbow contents from -18 people"
  • Status is not correct "some resources about LGBT and LGBT dating sites are blocked https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/867600195801579530/975123427537092668/Screenshot_20220514-225054_OONI_Probe.jpg"
  • Newer law has been passed "Advertisement of LGBT flag on products has been changed to 18+ only "
  • Status is not correct "Any products with rainbows on them are 18+ along with books that mention homosexuality, in my opinion this is very clear censorship"
  • Other "though it is not censored by law, goverment forces tv channels and streaming platforms remove same sex related content"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "Currently counrty censor LGBTQ content, you get to +18 warning when you want to buy a mug that has rainbow on it"
  • Status is not correct "Its not called censorship for LGBT but censorship against things that endanger family values."
  • Status is not correct "Not enough data, so it should be ambiguous."

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