Müstesna Records’ VA “shelTer” album with the contributions of 25 artists willing to provide financial support for creating national and international awareness about the trans murders and trans suicides in Turkey, where has the highest trans murder rate in Europe. Its income will be transferred to “Eylül Cansın Trans Guest House" which was founded by the Istanbul LGBTI Solidarity Association and named after Eylül Cansın, a transgender person who committed suicide January 2015, was accommodating 11 people almost all of whom have immigration experiences until its closure due to infrastructural and security reasons. Eylül Cansın Trans Guest House, which is in search of a new place, aims to move quickly and then to evolve into a system, with a policy that will strengthen its guests, in which anyone can live without a need of the guesthouse. The ”shelTer” album will generate income for the guesthouse to find a new home and a healthier environment after renting, repairing and so on. It also aims to raise national and international awareness that Trans murders and suicides are political.
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