4th International Anti-Homophobia Meeting


Date
01/05/2009 -17/05/2009
Organiser
Kaos Gay Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Association
Price
Free
Web site
Phone
+90 312 230 03 58
Fax
+90 312 230 62 77
Email
Address
Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı 29/12 Kızılay
Postal code
06440
City
ANKARA

We Are Meeting Against Homophobia !

Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Association has organized the International Anti-Homophobia Meeting within the week of May 17, in the capital city of Turkey, Ankara, for three years.

This year, the meeting will start from May 1, International Worker’s Day to May 17, the March Against Homophobia on May 17. We will meet against homophobia in İzmir, İstanbul, Eskişehir, Diyarbakır and Van, together with Ankara.

KAOS GL organizes social, cultural, and academic activities for the enhancement of human rights of LGBT individuals against discrimination for more than ten years.

The homophobic attitudes and behaviors together with discrimination against gays and lesbians in social, political, cultural and academic spheres, are discussed with the participation of experts, authors, artists, academics, politicians and journalists both from inside and outside of Turkey.

4. INTERNATIONAL MEETING AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA

1- 17TH OF MAY 2009, Izmir, Eskişehir, Van, Diyarbakır, İstanbul, Ankara

Demonstration of 1st of May!

1st of May 2009, Friday, Ankara

2nd of May 2009, Saturday, ANKARA

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 3 pm- 6 pm

When a Woman Meets a Woman

“Heterosexuality from the perspective of a homosexual: A certain homosexual woman and a certain heterosexual woman come together; the one who is heterosexual said…”

3rd of May 2009, Sunday, ANKARA

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 3 pm – 5 pm

Organization: Kaos Youth

LGBT Youths Meeting Families

“With the participation of Lambdaistanbul Family Group members…”

3rd of May 2009, Sunday, IZMIR

Place: French Cultural Center, Time: 4 pm- 6 pm

Human Rights of LGBTT Individuals: Homophobia and Discrimination

Moderator: Tuğrul Eryılmaz, Executive Editor of Newspaper Supplements of Newspaper Radikal

“Hangi hukuk? Kimin ahlakı?” (“Which law? Whose morality?”) Assis. Prof. Dr. Devrim Sezer, University of Izmir Economy

“Türk Edebiyatında Homofobi”, (“Homophobia in Turkish Literature”) Ömer Türkeş, Critique

“Kutsal Mikhail’in Öldürdüğü Ejder ve Homofobik Erkek Bedeni”, (“Dragon Killed by Saint Michael and Homophobic Male Body”) Prof. Dr. Nevzat Kaya, Ege University, Department of German Literature

Ali Erol, Kaos GL Association

4th of May 2009, Monday, IZMIR

Place: Ege University House of Arts and Culture, Time: 1.30 pm -4.30 pm

Human Rights of LGBTT Individuals: Homophobia and Discrimination

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Melek Göregenli, Ege University, Social Psychology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nilgün Toker, Ege University Department of Philosophy

Prof. Dr. Hayriye Elbi, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Head of Department of Psychiatry

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Eradam, Bahçeşehir University

Ali Erol, Kaos GL Association

4th of May 2009, Monday, ANKARA

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 2 pm -5 pm

Violations of Human Rights against LGBTT Individuals and Workshop of Human Rights Organizations

5th of May 2009, Tuesday, ANKARA

Trans Workshop: Use of Hormones

Place: Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) Association, Time: 4 pm-6 pm

Prof. Dr. Şahika Yüksel, Psychiatrist, Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine

6th of May 2009, Wednesday, ANKARA

Trans Workshop: Process of Surgery, its Medical and Psychological Dimension

Place: Association Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”), Place: 4 pm- 6 pm

Prof. Dr. Şahika Yüksel, Psychiatrist, Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine

6th of May 2009, Wednesday, ESKIŞEHIR

Place: (“Hall of Development of Civil Society Center”) (STGM), Time: 6 pm- 8 pm

Workshop of Gender: İlknur Üstün, Feminist, KA-DER

7th of May 2009, Thursday, ESKIŞEHIR

Time: 12.30 am -2 pm

LGBTT Individuals, Human Rights and Hatred

Moderator: Sema Kılıçer

“Nefret Suçu, Nefret Söylemi”, (“Hate Crime, Hate Discourse”) Hakan Ataman, Association of Human Rights Agenda

” Nefret, İnsan Hakları ve Medya”, (“Hatred, Human Rights and Media”) Bawer Çakır, Bia-net, Kaos GL Journal

“Eryaman Davası ve Çetesi”, (“Eryaman Lawsuit and Eryaman Gang”) Buse Kılıçkaya, Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) Association

Time: 4 pm -5.30 pm

Reading Theater: “Well, that’s it dear…”

Hülya Adak, Ayşe Gül Altınay, Esen Ezgi Taşçıoğlu

“a reading theater composed of stories concerning sexuality told by women to women”

8th of May 2009, Friday, ANKARA

Round Table Meeting: Problems of LGBTT Refugees

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 2 pm- 6 pm

8th of May 2009, Friday, ANKARA

Being a Lesbian in Turkey and in Germany

Ipek Ipekçioğlu, Germany

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 6.30 pm -8 pm

8th of May 2009, Friday, VAN

Workshop: Journey to my Self

Place: Hall of Van Woman Association (VAKAD), Time: 12.00 pm -2 pm

Psychologist Mahmut Şefik Nil & Sevim Erol

Time: 3 pm-5 pm

Forum of Homophobia and Discrimination

Place: 100th Year University of Van, Faculty of Medicine Conference Hall

Moderator: Serhat Aydın, Group of Health, 100th Year University of Van

Prof. Dr. Selçuk Candansayar, Psychiyatrist, Gazi University

Prof. Dr. Melek Göregenli, Social Psychologist, Ege University

“Türkiye’de İnsan Hakları ve LGBT Bireyler”, (“Human Rights in Turkey and LGBT Individuals”) Murat Çelikkan, Journalist

Doç. Dr. Nilgün Toker, Philosopher, Ege University

Ali Erol, Kaos GL Association

8th of May 2009, Friday, DIYARBAKIR

Place: Diyarbakır Arts Center

Presentation: LGBTT Documentary Films and Films

9th of May 2009, Saturday, DIYARBAKIR

Place: (“Hall of Development of Civil Society Center”) (STGM), Time: 12.00 pm- 3 pm

Workshop of Sexual Health

Çiğdem Şimşek, Association Pozitif Yaşam (“Positive Life”)

Time: 4- 5.30 pm

LGBTT Individuals and Forum of Human Rights

Place: Diyarbakır Center of Arts

Moderator: Feray Salman, Defender of Human Rights

“Uluslararası Hukukta Ayrımcılık”, (“Discrimination in International Law”) Özlem Altıparmak, Amnesty International Branch of Turkey, Chair Person

“Nefret Suçları, Hukuk Mevzuatı”, (“Hate Crimes, Legislation”) Senem Doğanoğlu, Lawyer, Association Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”)

10th of May 2009, Sunday, DIYARBAKIR

Place: Hall of Development of Civil Society Center (STGM), Time: 1 pm- 4 pm

Our Rights, Watch-Reporting Workshop

Senem Doğanoğlu, Lawyer, Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) Association

9th of May 2009, Saturday, ANKARA

Time: Kaos Cultural Center, Place: 3 pm- 6 pm

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Being a Woman

“Cinsel Şiddet: Tacize Sessiz Kalma!” (“Sexual Violence: Don’t Be Silent Against Harassment!”)

10th of May 2009, Sunday, ISTANBUL

Place: Goethe Institut / German Cultural Center, Time: 3 pm- 5.30 pm

FORUM AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA “Eşcinsellere Yönelik Haçlı Seferleri” (“Crusades against Homosexuals”)

Moderator: Hale Bolak Boratav, Psychologist, Istanbul Bilgi University, Department of Psychology

Assis. Prof. Dr. Murat Paker, Istanbul Bilgi University, Department of Psychology

“Psikiyatrinin Homofobisi”, (“Homophobia of Psychiatry”) Dr. Nesrin Yetkin, Psychiyatrist, Sexual Education, Treatment and Research Association (CETAD), Chairperson

Ali Erol, Kaos GL Association

10th of May 2009, Sunday, ANKARA

Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 3 pm – 5 pm

Organization: Kaos Youth

Forum of LGBT Educationalists and Students

12th of May 2009, Tuesday, ANKARA

Hacettepe University Beytepe Campus

Beytepe Campus Meeting Against Homophobia is organized through contributions of the Faculty of Communication of Hacettepe University.

Time :1 pm – 2.30 pm

Human Rights of LGBTT Individiuals and Hate Crimes

Hakan Ataman, Association of Human Rights Agenda, Nefret Suçları ve İnsan Hakları (“Hate Crimes and Human Rights”),

Senem Doğanoğlu, LGBTT Bireylere Yönelik Nefret Suçları ve Eryaman Davası (“Hate Crimes against LGBTT Individuals and the Lawsuit of Eryaman”)

Buse Kılıçkaya, LGBTT Bireylerin İnsan Hakları (“Human Rights of LGBTT Individuals”)

Time: 3- 4.30 pm

Workshop of Media Reading

Uğur Çetin, H.U. Faculty of Communication, Assistant

Emel Uzun, H.U. Faculty of Communication, Assistant

Gülsüm Depeli, H.U. Faculty of Communication, Assistant

Emek Çaylı Rahte, H.U. Faculty of Communication, Assistant

13th of May of 2009, Wednesday, ANKARA

Hacettepe University Social Services Vocational High School

Social Politics against Discrimination

Place: Social Services Vocational High School Conference Hall Time: 2pm -3.30 pm

13th of May 2009, Wednesday, ANKARA

Ankara University Cebeci Campus

Place: Hall of Faculty of Educational Sciences, Time: 1pm – 3 pm

FORUM AGAINST SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION

Discrimination in Sexual Orientation and in Gender Identity Working Group

Moderator: Remzi Altunpolat, Ankara University

Ali Erol, Process of Kaos GL and Education

"Eğitimde Ayrımcılık", (“Discrimination in Education”) Prof. Dr. Işıl Ünal, Ankara University Educational Sciences

"Uluslararası Belgelerde Eğitim Hakkı", (“Right of Education in International Documents”) Feray Salman

Gülçün İsbert, Eğitim-Sen Center, Secretary concerning Women

Sinem Kuzucan, Association Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”)

14th of May 2009, Thursday, ANKARA

Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi (ODTU) (“Middle East Technical University”)

Time: 1 pm-3 pm

FORUM: Söz meclisten dışarı! (“Let word out of the Congress!”)

Moderator: Kemal Ördek, Kaos GL Association

Anette Trettebergstuen, representative of Labor Party, Norway

Sebahat Tuncel, representative of DTP

Ufuk Uras, representative of ÖDP

“Uluslararası insan hakları hareketi ve LGBT Hakları”, (“Movement of International Human Rights and Rights of LGBT”) Levent Korkut, International Amnesty Organization Member of Board

Time: 5.30 pm- 7 pm

Workshop of Critical Psychology Group

Yasemin Mert, Damla Çimen, İlker Dalgar, Ekin Özaksoy, Özge Savaş

15th of May 2009, Friday, ANKARA, EKIN CENTER OF ARTS

Time: 1 pm – 2.30 pm

Opening Forum

Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, Kaos GL Association

Diego Mellado, Commission of Europe Turkey Delegation Undersecretary

3 pm - 4.30 pm

Nefret bir ömür sürer mi? (“Does hatred last for a life time?”)- Ahmet Yıldız’ın Anısına! (In memory of Ahmet Yıldız!”)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı, Istanbul Bilgi University, director of Research Center of Human Rights Law

“Nefret Söylemi ve Linç”, (“Discourse of Hatred and Mob”) Prof. Dr. Melek Göregenli, Social Psychologist, Ege University

“Eryaman Davası ve Nefret”, (“Lawsuit Eryaman and Hatred”) Senem Doğanoğlu, Lawyer

5 pm - 6.30 pm

TRANS FORUM – In Memory of Dilek İnce

Moderator: Buse Kılıçkaya, Association Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”)

“Medyada trans temsili ve medyada trans olmak”, (“Representation of trans in media and being a trans in media”) Deniz Deniz, Writer of Kaos GL

“Trans Politikası neleri kapsamalı?” (“What Should Be Included in Trans Policy?”) Serap Akçura, Volunteer of Lambdaistanbul, Kaos GL (LGBT Culture&Life) Journal, Editorial Board Member

“Çalışma Hayatının Dışına İtilirken”, (“When Being Ostracized from Working Life”) Sinem Kuzucan, Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) LGBTT Association Member

7 pm -8 pm

FEMINIST CONVERSATION

Feminist Conversations 1

“Heteroseksizm: Patriyarkanın En Güçlü Dayanağı” (“Heterosexism: The Most Powerful Underpin of Patriarchy”)

Gülnur Acar Savran, Ex- lecturer, Feminist Author

8.15 pm- 9.45 pm

Feminist Conversations 2

Feminist(B)iz- "Lezbiyenler, biseksüel ve transseksüel kadınlarla birlikte politika yapmak: Ortak tavır ve eylemlilik"(“Doing politics together with lesbians and bisexual and transsexual women: shared attitude and acting”)

16th of May 2008, Saturday, ANKARA EKIN ARTS CENTER

Time: 11 pm – 12:30 pm

Forum of Kaos GL Journal

Moderator: Umut Güner, Kaos GL Journal

Salih Canova, Kaos GL Journal

Bawer Çakır, Kaos GL Journal

Hande Öğüt, Critique

General Presentations

1 pm – 2.30 pm

Moderator: Kemal Ördek, Association Kaos GL

“Eşcinsel Özgürlük Hareketi ve İslamofobi”, (“Homosexual Movement of Freedom and Islamophobia”) Ali Baydaş, Member of Global Action Group

“Neo-liberal Tahribat: Gey Kültürü”, (“Neo-liberal damage: Gay Culture”) Birol Dinçel, Mimar Sinan University

“Lübnan’da Eşcinsellik ve Homofobi”, (“Homosexuality and Homophobia in Lebanon”) Jo Hammoud, Helem, Lebanon

3 pm - 4.30 pm

Whose Matter is Homophobia?

Moderator: Ali Erol, Kaos GL

Oral Çalışlar, Journalist

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nilgün Toker, Ege University Department of Philosophy

"Homofobik inançtan homofobi karşıtı inanca", (“From homophobic belief to the belief against homophobia”) Aykan Erdemir, ODTÜ,

5 pm - 6.30 pm

FORUM: Which Law? Whose Morality?

Ege Tanyürek Anısına!(“In Memory of Ege Tanyürek”)

Moderator: Assis. Prof. Dr. Devrim Sezer, Izmir University of Economy

“Ahlakınız Batsın!”, (“Damn your Morality!”) Ali Erol, Kaos GL Association

“Örgütlenmek Ahlaksızlık mıdır?”, (“Is it Immoral to Get Organized?”) Fırat Söyle, LGBTT Association Lambdaistanbul

Buse Kılıçkaya, Founder of Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) LGBTT Association, Kaos GL (LGBT Culture & Life) Journal Member of Editorial Board

7 pm -9.30 pm

Women to Women Short Story Competition Award Ceremony

Women to Women Monolog Lives

Forum of Lesbian and Bisexual Women

İtildiğimiz an: Yalnızlık

Bırakıldığımız alan: Görünmezlik

Elimizden alınan: Cinsellik”

“The Moment We Are Ostracized: Loneliness

The Place we are Left Alone: Invisibility

What we are Deprived of: Sexuality”

17th of May 2009, Sunday, ANKARA

Demonstration against Homophobia, time of meeting: 1.00 pm

We are meeting in front of Vedat Dolakay Wedding Hall, Kurtuluş Park. Then, we are marching from Kolej crossroads to the Monument of Human Rights in Yüksel Avenue.

Screening: "Prince Charming, Don't Come in Vain"
Production: Women From Lambdaistanbul
Director: Aykut Atasay, İzlem Aybastı, Zeliha Deniz
Place: Kaos Cultural Center, Time: 16.30

ADDRESSES:

Kaos GL / Kaos Cultural Center

Gazi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı, 29/12, Demirtepe / Kızılay - Ankara

Phone: 0 312. 230 0358 (every day except weekends, 10 am- 6 pm)

kaosgl@kaosgl. org

www.kaosgl.org

www.antihomofobi. org

Pembe Hayat (“Pink Life”) LGBTT Association

Ataç 1 Sokak, 3/8, Yenişehir, Kızılay - Ankara

Ekin Center of Arts

Menekşe 1 Sokak No: 8 Kızılay – Ankara

Phone: 0 312. 419 56 56


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