Sergen Kahraman Çotak
Sergen Kahraman Çotak is a human rights defender, working on LGBTIQ+ rights. He specifically works on university campuses to eliminate homophobia, transphobia, and sexism. He is an avid musician and a Molecular Biology and Genetics student at Boğaziçi University, and was also a member of the banned LGBTIQ+ student club at the university. He was actively involved in the protests organised in response to the appointment of a new rector to the university by a presidential decree on 2 January 2021.