US Navy ship named after Harvey Milk

US Navy ship named after Harvey Milk

On Saturday 06 November 2021, the US Navy christened and launched a ship named after gay rights leader Harvey Milk who was forced to resign from the naval force because of his sexual orientation despite having served his country during the Korean War. The USNS Harvey...
Dr. Rachel Levine: First transgender four-star admiral

Dr. Rachel Levine: First transgender four-star admiral

Dr. Rachel Levine, the senior President Biden health appointee, made history by being nominated as the nation’s highest-ranking openly transgender official and first openly transgender four-star officer.  Aged 63, pediatrician by profession, Dr. Rachel Levine is now...
Training: Rights of LGBTQIA+ persons in Mauritius

Training: Rights of LGBTQIA+ persons in Mauritius

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela The Young Queer Alliance organised a training session on “Rights of LGBTQIA+ persons in Mauritius” on 15 September 2021. The resource person of this session was Me. Rati...
Webinar: Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying

Webinar: Understanding and Preventing Cyberbullying

Harassment, abuse, victim, intimidate…all these are associated with bullying and when they occur on the web and the internet, it is called cyberbullying. On 22 July 2021, the Young Queer Alliance, through its Treasurer and Senior Executive Member, Mr Lasavanne...
Being an ally for LGBTQ+ people

Being an ally for LGBTQ+ people

Do you know the importance of an ally to the LGBTQ people? An ally is someone who stands in solidarity and shows support to LGBTQ+ people; and one of the most effective and powerful voices for the LGBTQ+ movement. Whether the ally has just started learning about...

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