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The Daily Beast: Turkey’s Violent Homophobia


by John Beck Jul 1, 2013 3:48 PM EDT Thousands in Istanbul peacefully celebrated a gay-pride march yesterday, but LGBT individuals in Turkey often face terrible physical danger. John Beck reports on their struggle. For a brief moment, Istanbul’s Taksim Square was transformed yesterday. The riot police, clouds of tear gas, and barricade-building protesters that characterized the past month’s unprecedented unrest were gone. Instead, [...] → Read the full article…