Transsick-o, an information blog on trans men, was censored by the Presidency of Telecommunication. An “administrative measure” was put in place against the blog that covers a broad range of topics on trans men issues and news that include health care, military, law, and coming out.
No longer accessible on the http://transsicko.blogspot.com address, the content was exported to http://transsicko.tumblr.com/ and to http://transsicko.blogspot.de/. Transsick-o admins announced that they will begin legal procedures regarding the administrative measure, which might have been initiated because of a complaint.
Impediments to Freedom of Expression for LGBTs Continue
Transsick-o said, “We see the closure of this information sharing website without any notice as an intervention to the freedom of expression.”
The male dating site “Grindr” was banned a month ago in Turkey by “administrative measure.”
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