Turkish transgender woman commits suicide “I could not, did not allow !”

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Eylül Cansın, 24 climbed on the railings of the Bosphorus Bridge and jumped to her death despite efforts by the police.

“I couldn’t because people did not let me”

“I could not. I could not because people did not allow me. I could not work. I wanted to do something [worthwhile] but I could not. They interfered with me a lot. They victimized me a lot. I leave everyone to their own Allah.”

Ms Cansın shared this video on Facebook just hours before her suicide:

“I was born in 1992. Now I’m 24 and I’m ending my 24 years. Kisses to everyone. I couldn’t. I couldn’t because people did not let me. I couldn’t work, I wanted to do stuff, I couldn’t… You get me? They impeded with me many times; they made me suffer a lot. I leave everyone alone with God and now I’m going to the Bosphorus Bridge. Kisses to all, God bless you.”

Cansın wanted her mother to take care of her little dog at her place, resulting in a huge despair in social media by her words: “Whenever you look at it, remember only me and don’t give it to anyone else. When you see it, say ‘this is my child’. Don’t get angry at it.”

Translation and source: LGBT News Turkey



Wikipedia Eylül Cansın.

Rest in peace Eylül Cansın.

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19 Responses to Turkish transgender woman commits suicide “I could not, did not allow !”

  1. hezzie January 5, 2015 at 11:46 am

    RIP Eylul

  2. SABRINA January 5, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    Hey Kelly, I saw your pics, and wonder why you bother? You will never pass as a female, you have a face like a camel.

    • Apple January 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm

      @Sabrina- what is wrong with you? Why spread hate?

    • Serena January 5, 2015 at 6:10 pm

      You are disgusting to say such a horrible thing to someone. Kindly sod off.

  3. nunun January 5, 2015 at 4:22 pm

    If she was born in 1992 she’d be 22 or 23 if her birthday was last week.

  4. Kelli Busey January 5, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    Sabrina, great question. I’ll answer that. I’m living life to the fullest, and finally learning the true meaning of love after all these years.
    I have this web site and a great staff of journalists. I have thousands of friends on the web and many in my personal life. I’m going to run my first marathon this summer at the ripe age of 58.
    And I have a challenging job in electronics. I’m pretty satisfied with my successes and look forward to new challenges everyday.
    As far as my looks go, I’ve never had a lover complain. But you have me at a slight disadvantage Sabrina, Why don’t you come out from behind that avatar and lets see the real you. Just saying.

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