International Trans Day of Visibility: Through Mim’s lenses

International Trans Day of Visibility: Through Mim’s lenses

A few days ago, you have been elected to the board of the Young Queer Alliance; an NGO for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer (LGBTQ) people in Mauritius. Tell us more about yourself and how you want to contribute towards the YQA? I am Saarvesh Doorjean, but...
AfriGay: Celebrating our diversity, our values

AfriGay: Celebrating our diversity, our values

The Muslim Citizen Council addressed a letter (MCC letter to PrimeMinister +Cc) dated 26 February 2020 to the Hon. Prime Minister, other Ministers and some Muslim members of parliament opposing the AfriGay Mauritius 5-days’ vacation happening from 2 to 7 March...
Trans woman representing Pakistan at the United Nations

Trans woman representing Pakistan at the United Nations

I am really grateful to my boss @RabiyaJaveri for believing in me and for making me part of Pakistan's Government delegation to UN CEDAW. I acknowledge the efforts of my government for mainstreaming the transgender community of Pakistan. ??♥️...
Human Rights Debate: Minorities Rights in Africa

Human Rights Debate: Minorities Rights in Africa

06 February 2020 – Senior law lecturers of the University of Mauritius and the Young Queer Alliance organised a half-day debate on the theme of ‘Minorities Rights in Africa’. The aim of the debate was to allow law students to explore and research the various issues...
CHARLIE: TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2019 I-STORY SERIES

CHARLIE: TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2019 I-STORY SERIES

Charlie: I-Story My name is Charlie and I was born as a girl. Today I identify myself as a boy. As a young trans person, I had to experience bullying at secondary school. During these days, it was hard for me to be accepted for who I am. When I joined university some...

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