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09 Nov

Ankara, 9 November 2015
ERA’s member organisation, Pembe Hayat (Pink Life) LGBTT Solidarity Association organizes events in 9 different cities of Turkey within the scope of 20 November Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) for victims of hate crimes.
20 November TDoR events kick off on 07 November 2015 (today) from Antiochia (Hatay) and shall conclude with the reception and the ceremony ofDilek Ince Honorary Award Of Fight Against Hate Crimes on 21 November 2015 in Ankara.
Pembe Hayat announced this year’s theme as “Access” within the scope of their eighth TDoR events. The program is designed to cover many sub-themes such as, Access to fundamental human rights and relevant services, and Access to participation mechanisms. The events will take place in 9 different cities: Antiochia (Hatay), Adana, Mersin, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaras, Istanbul, Van, Izmir, and finally Ankara.
You may find the programs of the events to take place in Antiochia (Hatay), Adana, Mersin, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaras and Van below.
07 – 08 November 2015 Antiochia;
07 November 2015, Saturday, 11:00 – 13:00, Drama Workshop, Facilitators: Melike Diribas – Ozgur B. Serdengecti
13:30 – 15:30, Panel Discussion: Imprisoned Person/ Being LGBTI In Prison, Panelist: Zafer Kirac (Civil Society in The Penal System – CISST), Moderator: Cihan Aydeniz (Kaws Kuzah LGBTI Group, Antiochia)
16:00 – 18:00, Panel Discussion: From Heteronormative Family To Rainbow Families, Panelist: Sule Ceylan (LISTAG – Families & Friends of LGBTI People Association), Moderator: Handan Ozkan (Kaws Kuzah LGBTI)
Location: Ali Ismail Korkmaz Foundation 
Ulucami Mah. Bedesten Sk. No: 8 Koprubasi – Antiochia/Hatay
08 November 2015, Sunday, 12:30 – 16:30, LGBTI News Reporting Workshop, Facilitator: Journalist Ahmet Bugra Tokmakoglu
17:00 – 19:00 Movie Screening from Pink Life QueerFest archive
Location: Ali Ismail Korkmaz Foundation

Country - Turkey