Young Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex Youth Study and Solidarity Association (short name Young LGBTI + Association) was founded in Izmir, Turkey to investigate young people’s problems, ask these questions, propose solutions and open spaces where LGBTI + youth can express themselves ,
The following information comes from the association’s website …
Studies on the right to access to basic needs such as housing, education and health, youth rights, sexual rights, social activities, advocacy, combating hate crimes and peer support define the main activity of the association.
Although Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex adolescents are the primary work area of the association, questions relating to the LGBTI + movement are also included in the study area, and people of all ages can participate in the association’s studies and benefit from the association’s services.
Association; It is against many other types of discrimination such as homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, zenophobia, heterosexism, sexism and racism and aims to combat all forms of discrimination. It is against militarism, the patriarchal order, all means of oppression and rule.
The club accepts the 18- to 35-year-old age group as a young definition, but people outside of this age group can become members of the club, participate in association studies, and benefit from the services of the club. Union. You can’t just be on the board. Young LGBTI + people form the main discussion group of the association.
The young LGBTI + association is vegetarian. He declares and undertakes that the meals offered at the events he organizes do not contain meat products and do not work with companies that produce meat products, or that they have an sponsorship agreement.
It is not included in any political opinion, party or group, but can organize joint activities. He has a political position in life.
The association does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, philosophical vision, state of health and age or the status of those who turn to the association, such as: B. Its members, volunteers and participants in the event, and adopt an egalitarian approach to everyone.
He believes that the greatest power is solidarity and calls on people from all walks of life to come together to make the struggle grow.
Turkish Website: https://genclgbti.org/