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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

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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

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Turkey Says It’s Boycotting Eurovision Song Contest Over LGBTQ Contestants Like Conchita Wurst

“There is some kind of confusion of mentality here,” said the head of Turkey’s radio and TV. “Once this is corrected we will return to Eurovision.”

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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

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