Pembe Caretta: LGBT Rights Claiming in Antalya, Turkey

@article{Tomen2018PembeCL,
  title={Pembe Caretta: LGBT Rights Claiming in Antalya, Turkey},
  author={Bihter Tomen},
  journal={Journal of Middle East Women's Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={255 - 258}
}
  • Bihter Tomen
  • Published 1 July 2018
  • Education
  • Journal of Middle East Women's Studies
T his essay discusses the emergence, strategies, and challenges faced by Pembe Caretta (www.facebook.com/pembecarettalgbt), a grassroots advocacy group in Antalya, a major city in southern Turkey with a population of three million people. I conducted one-on-one interviews in a room at the back of an Antalya bookstore with eleven members (six women, four men, and one self-identified transsexual) between twenty and twenty-seven years old in the summer of 2014, finding participants with the help… 

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