is a Turkish
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) rights organisation founded in 1994. The organisation has been publishing the journal KAOS GL
(now a quarterly publication) since its founding. The group operates the KAOS Cultural Center, which hosts cultural activities, meetings, and showings of films. The center also houses a LGBT history
KAOS GL applied for non-government organisation (NGO) status with the Ministry of the Interior in July 2005 under the name of Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Organization. Although the deputy governor of the capital, Ankara, had petitioned a court to rule that Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Research and Solidarity Organization is breaking the nation's immorality laws, in October 2005 the Prosecutor decided not to proceed with the case. KAOS GL has been a legally registered non-government organisation (NGO) since October 2005.
Kaos GL organized the first annual LGBT march in the capital of Turkey, Ankara on May 2008. Over 100 gay men and women, bisexuals and transgender people assembled in front of the human rights monument in Yuksel Street. Then they marched to Parliament on International Day Against Homophobia jointly organized by Kaos Gay and Lesbian Association and Pink Life LGBTT Association.
On May 2009, Kaos GL organized the second annual march against homophobia and transphobia. Around 300 people took part in a Rally against homophobia and transphobia organised by the LGBT rights group... Read More