TURKEY: The Unspeakable

July 1, 2013 by Postvirtual

Shoes at the resistance monument in Besiktas

Shoes at the resistance monument in Besiktas

Istanbul, July 1

Dear people,

As millions of people took the streets in Egypt and millions of Spaniards finished to vote on popular democracy in a nationwide plebiscite, Istanbul celebrated the biggest Gay Pride parade in its history. It was the grand finale of LGBT week. As expected, the people of Gezi Park joined them in an extravaganza of colours, joy and rhythm, a celebration of diversity and resistance. It was a styleful conclusion of a month that people in Turkey will not lightly forget.

Gay pride at Taksim, June 30. Photo by Latif Şimşek.

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