Galbreath v. Oklahoma City (Oklahoma, USA)

In response to a call reporting a suspicious black man wearing high heels, police arrested Allen Galbreath for disorderly conduct.  Galbreath lived across the street and was in the park to exercise in women’s shoes while carrying a purse. The state subsequently dropped disorderly conduct charges.  Galbreath sued, claiming that his arrest occurred because his gender “expressions do not conform to traditional gender stereotypes or mainstream tastes.”

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Turkey

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) vetoed a proposal jointly introduced by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) that would bring in constitutional protection based on “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.”

News Report.

News Report.

European Parliament Resolution on Turkey.

Turkey Constitution Watch.