Turkish Police Attack Pride Marchers

The backlashes are just beginning …. A sign of “sore losers” and those unable to deal with the current reality. We all are one!


Backlash attacks?

By Melanie Nathan,  June 28, 2015.

In stark contrast to Pride celebrations in the United States,  where being lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender was celebrated with joy and a focus on recent equality victories, the Pride parade held in Turkey was marred by police violence against the thousands of LGBT people and allies who marched in Istanbul.

The Police , after asking marchers to disperse,  attacked  the dancing and chanting Pride marchers with water hoses and rubber bullets, dispersing a peaceful crowd as if it were a riot.  Member sof the public also attacked, harassed and bullied marchers.

While this week has been extraordinary for LGBTI America, as the Supreme Court ruled marriage equality for all 50 U.S. States, I predicted that  we could expect a reactionary backlash in anti-gay countries around the world, where homosexuality, and in some places so called ‘promotion’ of homosexuality, is criminalized.  As…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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