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Joint Statement of LGBTI+ Organisations on Fascist and Racist Attacks

In light of recent distressing events in Limassol, we, the collective voices of LGBTI+ organizations on the island, including Accept LGBTI , Queer Collective and Queer Cyprus feel compelled to address the rising wave of racism that has marred our community’s spirit of inclusivity and acceptance. We acknowledge and stand in solidarity with every racialized …

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Queer Wave 2023: 4th edition of Cyprus LGBTQIA+ Film Festival runs 08–17 Sep in Nicosia

The festival that pledged to create a space for queer cinema in Cyprus is back for its 4th annual celebration. The Queer Wave lineup once again boasts an eclectic selection of recent Cypriot and international works, alongside gems of queer cinema from decades long past. Queer Wave returns for another 10 days this year, with …

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Queer Cyprus Association Visits ‘LGBTI+ Friendly Municipalities’.

Queer Cyprus Association held meetings with the mayors of three municipalities, who signed the LGBTI+ Friendly Municipality Protocol. These were Initiated by the association in 2018 to strengthen the collaboration with local governments, implement an egalitarian and libertarian, transparent and participatory local governance approach, and to protect and enhance the rights and freedoms of LGBTI+s …

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Queer Cyprus Association held a Thematic Discussion Event on “Disability and Gender.”

Queer Cyprus Association held a Thematic Discussion Event on “Disability and Gender.”(Nicosia, 22/05/23) The fifth thematic discussion based on “Disability and Gender”, which aims to draw attention to the marginalization and discrimination towards LGBTI+s and people with disabilities, was held in collaboration with the Cyprus Turkish Orthopaedic Disabled Association (KTOÖD) on May 22, 2023 at …

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Queer Cyprus Association visited Fazilet Özdenefe, Vice President of the Republic Assembly.

The Queer Cyprus Association visited Fazilet Özdenefe, Vice President of the Assembly of the Republic, and informed her about the recent research results of the Queer Cyprus Association on health and education and the increasing violence against LGBTI+s. Queer Cyprus Association underlined that within the scope of curriculum gap analysis studies, textbooks used in primary, …

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Social Welfare Service

This service is a free social welfare consultancy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Pluses (LGBTI+) under the scope of Rainbow Project, funded by the European Union under the the Cypriot Civil Society in Action VII Grant Scheme and implemented by Queer Cyprus Association. The Rainbow Project, which is funded by the European Union …

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Queer Cyprus Association held the 2nd Expert Focus Group Meeting for the Health and Education Sector.

The second of two Expert Focus Group Meetings in health and education area was held on the 9th of March 2023 at the Human Rights House within the scope of the Rainbow Project which is funded by the European Union under the Cypriot Civil Society in Action VII Grant Scheme and implemented by the Queer …

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