Middle East Is Turkey ready to elect its first openly gay lawmaker?

Barış Sulu hopes to become the voice of the country's burgeoning LGBT-rights movement by winning a seat in parliament. Turkey goes to the polls on June 7.

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Barış Sulu has made history twice. Four years ago, he and his partner became the first gay couple to apply for a marriage license in Turkey; now he’s running as the first openly gay candidate for a seat in Parliament.