Turkey's Violent Homophobia

Turkey's Violent Homophobia

There are 9 comments on the TheDailyBeast.com story from Jul 1, 2013, titled Turkey's Violent Homophobia. In it, TheDailyBeast.com reports that:

Thousands in Istanbul peacefully celebrated a gay-pride march yesterday, but LGBT individuals in Turkey often face terrible physical danger.

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THE CANNONBALLER

Northampton, UK

#1 Jul 2, 2013
OK...this is nothing new and nobody should condone it..
yet there are some issues that i am uncomfortable with here,although I have nothing against LGBT lot as i believe it`s their life and nobody should really harass these people.

My issues are as folows though;

Gay pride?
What`s that?
I mean how can one be proud of digging shite?obviously lesbiens don`t do that-except lesbien trannies that is!
And why being gay has to be;promoted at every opportunity whether it has anything to do with that or not...i.e;Chinese new year..do we have to celebrate it as a gay march?
what about tour de france;a gay drive up the mountains?
i mean the list is endless and the road to that is well...brown at best!
one last comment though;why don`t we, the heterosexual people-the ones who had "normal" relationships of meeting,marrying the opposite gender,having kids etc,-have a "hetero-pride marches and events" to celebrate normality of the human resources??
I bet the Gays shall oppose to that asking why they aren`t invited,and may even gape-crush!

no..no...that`s isn`t fair..just a joke..it should have read;gate-crush...G-A-T-E!

p.s. by the way your opinions shall be respected whatever it is,yet these are my opinions and i believe they are fair and just.
CRN

Samsun, Turkey

#2 Jul 2, 2013
what else could it be the "terrible physical danger" other than being screwing.
Bronzilla

Greece

#3 Jul 2, 2013
Gays, transsexuals in Turkey, working only as prostitutes

By Tom Hundley, Tribune Foreign Correspondent

Istanbul - Sevval Kilic has olive skin, long chestnut hair, a Barbra Streisand pout and an unshakable sense of who she is. That much was clear as she spoke of her recent life as a gay man on the streets of Istanbul, before undergoing surgery to alter her gender....

...About 4,795,009 transvestites and transsexuals are thought to live in Istanbul. Most are prostitutes who ply their trade on the back streets of Beyoglu,....

For most of Turkey's transvestites and transsexuals, the only way to earn a living is through prostitution. Their clients are generally closet gays who find that the most convenient way to have a sexual encounter with another man is to pick up a transvestite. "If they are caught, they can say,'I made a mistake, bye-bye.' Or,'I was drunk, I didn't know, bye-bye,'" Kilic said....
THE CANNONBALLER

Northampton, UK

#4 Jul 2, 2013
Bronzilla wrote:
Gays, transsexuals in Turkey, working only as prostitutes
By Tom Hundley, Tribune Foreign Correspondent
Istanbul - Sevval Kilic has olive skin, long chestnut hair, a Barbra Streisand pout and an unshakable sense of who she is. That much was clear as she spoke of her recent life as a gay man on the streets of Istanbul, before undergoing surgery to alter her gender....
...About 4,795,009 transvestites and transsexuals are thought to live in Istanbul. Most are prostitutes who ply their trade on the back streets of Beyoglu,....
For most of Turkey's transvestites and transsexuals, the only way to earn a living is through prostitution. Their clients are generally closet gays who find that the most convenient way to have a sexual encounter with another man is to pick up a transvestite. "If they are caught, they can say,'I made a mistake, bye-bye.' Or,'I was drunk, I didn't know, bye-bye,'" Kilic said....
hey Kalamaris,
did you also know that these people are the descendants of the greeks and the armenians?..now you know!
Rufus

France

#5 Jul 2, 2013
Way to go Turkey!
Bronzilla

Istanbul, Turkey

#6 Jul 2, 2013
I am soldier of Freddie mercury
karma

Albuquerque, NM

#7 Jul 2, 2013
rumprangers are the forefront of the sphincter failure syndrome
THE CANNONBALLER

Northampton, UK

#8 Jul 3, 2013
Bronzilla wrote:
I am soldier of Freddie mercury
i hope you know he is dead...of aids..i worry for you.
THE CANNONBALLER

Northampton, UK

#9 Jul 3, 2013
karma wrote:
rumprangers are the forefront of the sphincter failure syndrome
they`1l have to use buttplugs then.

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