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“Gender Identity Awareness and Counselling Training” within the scope of the Helix Project.

The training, which was held at KTAMS on 19 December 2023 within the scope of the Helix Project, financed by the European Union under the “Cypriot Civil Society in Action VIII” Grant Program and carried out by the Queer Cyprus Association, was designed, and provided to social service and mental health experts working in the …

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Lesbian Visibility Day

Lesbian Visibility Day is a symbol of the fight against a system that dominates heterosexuality and only recognizes relationships between opposite genders, while ignoring and invalidating other types of relationships, in Cyprus as well as many other parts of the world. For years, Queer Cyprus Association has been working towards building a society that accepts …

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Social Welfare Service

This service is a free social welfare consultancy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Pluses (LGBTI+) within the scope of Helix Project funded by the European Union under the Cypriot Civil Society in Action VIII Grant Scheme and implemented by the Queer Cyprus Association (QCA). Building up on the previous EU-funded projects implemented by …

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Thematic Discussion ”The Perspective of Young People on Invisible Violence against LGBTI+”

Date: 26.01.2023 Venue: Human Rights House – Queer Cyprus Association Description of Event: The phenomenon of violence is increasing day by day in Cyprus, as it is everywhere in the world, and the number of people exposed to violence is increasing exponentially. Considering not only the physical but also the psychological, economic and social dimensions …

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Queer Cyprus Association visited the Minister of Health İzlem Gürçağ in regards to the 1st of December ‘World AIDS Awareness Day’

Queer Cyprus Association visited the Minister of Health İzlem Gürçağ in regards to the 1st of December ‘World AIDS Awareness Day’ and to highlight lack of awareness in the society regards to HIV/AIDS. The team also emphasised the violations of rights caused by the deportation of non-citizens and emphasised that the rights of people living …

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QUEER WAVE 2022: the Cyprus LGBTQIA+ Film Festival Launches with Oscar Award Nominee FLEE.

With a special screening at the Rialto Theatre on Monday 21 November at 20:30, Queer Wave, the Cyprus LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, makes its first appearance in Limassol. As a prelude to this year’s edition, Queer Wave will be sharing three-time Oscar nominee Flee with a Limassol audience for the first time. An introduction will be …

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20 Kasım Transları Anma Günü/20 November Transgender Remembrance Day

20 November Transgender Day of Remembrance Event Description On November 20, 1998, Rita Hester was stabbed 20 times by assailants in a transphobic attack and died. Since 1999, trans people who are victims of hate crimes have been commemorated in memory of Rita Hester as the “Remembrance Day for Transgender Victims of Hate Crime”. Prejudices …

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