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Transgender Day of Remembrance: Living freedom

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Living freedom

Over the past years… rather, it should be decades for it is not new, we have been interacting with Transgender people – a Hindu marriage celebration with the Hijras waving their mesmerising hips and arms or the event of a new born child and the Hijras clapping their hands blessing the new born; another place would be a night club with Transgender artists belly-dancing or singing

Vacancy: Support and Welfare Officer

Vacancy: Support and Welfare Officer

Young Queer Alliance (YQA) a non-profit NGO for youth empowerment based on Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics is looking for a motivated, passionate and dynamic person to provide welfare and psycho-social support to its beneficiaries. The Support and Welfare Officer will be responsible for the overall planning and providing of psychosocial support to beneficiaries and shelter residents.

Coming Out story 1: Acceptance for being “out of the closet” whilst being inside

Coming Out story 1: Acceptance for being “out of the closet” whilst being inside

“The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.” – John Milton. Ten years ago, I was first attracted to a person of the same sex. Ignorant of what my feelings were, I buttoned up for the sake of sanity. All my friends were conveying their love and emotions on people of the opposite sex and I kept my reality concealed

Vacancy: Support and Welfare Officer

Vacancy – Project Officer

Young Queer Alliance (YQA) a non-profit NGO for youth empowerment based on sexual orientation and gender identity is looking for a motivated, passionate and dynamic person for managing its projects. The Project Officer will manage the YQA’s projects and its peer educators network.

Pride 2018 – The Birth of Hope or The Death of Pride?

Pride 2018 – The Birth of Hope or The Death of Pride?

Even if the day ended without any bloodshed, Pride 2018 has been known as one of the darkest events in the history of LGBTQ community in Mauritius. Pride in Mauritius will never be the same again. Once the 400 anti-LGBTQ people having stopped the March, on the basis of constitutional provisions, we know they will be there for years to come to stand as a wall to human rights, dignity and freedoms. Is it the death of Pride? Despite these, amidst the death threats that followed Saturday, 2nd June 2018 to activists, there is still a vibrant rainbow of hope arcing the skies. The LGBTQ community received lots of support from Mauritians through social media.

Communiqué Pride 2018: End the Homophobia and Islamophobia

Communiqué Pride 2018: End the Homophobia and Islamophobia

Blasphemy, inciting towards racial hatred – especially Islamophobia, violation of the citizenship rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Mauritians, homophobia, sharing hate instead of love, over the past days we have witnessed our flaws as humans in not being able to understand and accept another fellow human and their diverse queer and religious identities; despite we asking for the acceptance of our LGBTQ communities in Rainbow Mauritius.

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