Istanbul News and Stories

Travel
Explore the Gorgeous Museums, Beautiful Sites and Rich History of Istanbul

Istanbul museums are among the very best in the world, not to mention the many other must-see sites; whether you’re into art or history you’ll fall in love

Read the full story
Travel
Hamam, Or Turkish Baths, Are a Great Place For Gay Men to Relax and Meet Others

The hamam or Turkish bath is not just a great place to rejuvenate the body, but also to hang out in a room full of sweaty, naked men

Read the full story
Editors' Picks
It Does Turkish LGBTQ+ People No Favors to Pretend Turkey Is a Homophobic Nightmare

Police tried to stop the 2018 Pride Parade in Istanbul, but to focus on that ignores all the positive news for LGBTQ+ people in Turkey

Read the full story
World
Turkish Police Hit the Istanbul Pride March With Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets Before Making Arrests

Turkish police violently clashed with almost 1,000 activists at the Istanbul LGBT Pride March, using rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd,

Read the full story
Quantcast