Turkey: Author comes out as bisexual in powerful TED Talk about diversity

A Turkish author has come out as bisexual in a powerful TED Talk.

Elif Shafak explained in her speech she previously ‘never had the courage to say in a public space that I was bisexual.’ The revolutionary power of diverse thought was the title of her talk. It was part of a TEDGlobal even in New York City in September.

Shafak used her speech to remind people of the ‘ beauty of cosmopolitanism and the beauty of diversity.’ Elif Shafak is a women’s rights, LGBT rights and freedom of speech advocate. Read more via Gay Star News