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Words by Jilet Sebahat Translations by Erkan Affan This article is part of the “Ya Leil Ya Eyein” issue NOTE: This article was written in Turkish and translated into English by Erkan Affan. There are two movements in Turkey that cannot be contained. One of them is the women’s movement, and the other is the LGBTI+ movement. Despite the oppression, tyranny, and attempts at erasure they have endured, these movements have never once lost their determination to persist and resist. ON PINK LIFE

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