Wednesday, 29 January 2014 00:00

Northern Cyprus Decriminalized Homosexual Relationships

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Homosexual relationships have been decriminalized for already several years in the Republic of Cyprus but Northern Cyprus, territory which belongs to Turkey since 1974, continued to regard them as criminal. A few days ago, the Parliament of Northern Cyprus finally decriminalized same-sex relationships!

In Europe, there remained nothing any more but one territory criminalizing homosexuals relationships: Northern Cyprus. From now on, it is just a bad memory.

Of course, all is not perfect yet considering what happens in Russia but I am really glad for the Turkish Cypriot LGBT community.