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“In our work, the internet is a main stakeholder”: A feminist talk with Hayriye Avatar at the IGF

The Turkish LGBT<sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”LGBTI is an acronym that stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people. It is a derivation of the original LGB that replaced the expression “gay community” in the mid-to-late 1980s but excluded lesbians, transgender and intersex people. The term LGBTI (or LGBT) is used to refer to a wide diversity of sexuality and gender identity-based cultures as well as to refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual.
The evolution of this acronym is representative of the complex and changing politics behind it. LGBTQ variant adds the letter Q to include those who identify as queer and/or questioning their sexual identity. Other versions add a U for unsure, a C for curious; a T for transsexual or transvestite, another T, TS, or 2 for Two‐Spirit persons, an A or SA for straight allies, an A for asexual, or a P for pansexuality or polyamorous, among others.

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“>iI rights organization Kaos GL turns 20 on September 20. At the Internet Governance Forum <sup class=”glossary-indicator” title=”The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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The Turkish LGBTI rights organization Kaos GL turns 20 on September 20. At the Internet Governance Forum just held in Istanbul, Bishakha Datta interviewed Kaos activist Hayriye Avatar on their pathbreaking LGBTI activism, both online and offline.

Bishakha Datta: How did you get involved with Kaos?

Hayriye Avatar: I started to work with Kaos GL at the end of 2010 and have been working here professionally for four years. Before, I was a volunteer with Kaos for one year. Kaos has many different parts: academics, education, legal system, media. I’ve worked on most of these.

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“In our work, the internet is a main stakeholder”: A feminist talk with Hayriye Avatar at the IGF

“In our work, the internet is a main stakeholder”: A feminist talk with Hayriye Avatar at the IGF
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