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TURKEY

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Adoption: No

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you changed government documents in TURKEY concerning your gender identity? How easy was the process?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I have not tried to change official documents

I could change official documents easily (0 %) I changed official documents, but with much stress (0 %) I could not change my official documents (0 %) I have not tried to change official documents (100%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in TURKEY...
n.n (user currently living in TURKEY) posted for gay lesbian bisexual readers on 20/03/2011 tagged with teaching lgbt rights in schools, hate crime and violence prevention, sexual orientation
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I can't tell anyone that i'm homosexual,because in Turkey,heterosexual people reject homosexual people.they think that being homosexual is illness! nevertheless there are institutions which work to protect lgbt rights and which try to change people mind..
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n.n (user currently living in TURKEY) posted for gay lesbian bisexual readers on 20/03/2011 tagged with teaching lgbt rights in schools, hate crime and violence prevention, sexual orientation
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I can't tell anyone that i'm homosexual,because in Turkey,heterosexual people reject homosexual people.they think that being homosexual is illness! nevertheless there are institutions which work to protect lgbt rights and which try to change people mind..
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