LGBTQI with ethno-cultural roots 

Merhaba vzw, organisation by and for LGBTQI met roots in North Africa, the Middle East; Turkey with dossiers, articles, activities, forum, chat, ...


OMNIA (North Africa)

Actions en activities for LGBTQI with roots in the MantiQitna region

Shouf Shouf

Dutch site for the intercultural LGBTQI organisation Shouf Shouf, in Antwerp.


LGBTQI Belgium


Platform of LGBTQI organisations. 

Genres Pluriels

Visibility of people with fluid, trans' and intersexed identities. 



Ella vzw

Knowledge center on gender and ethnicity (Dutch). 


Federation of different global and democratic organisations (Dutch)

Kif Kif

Intercultural organisation that fights against racism and for equal chances (Dutch) . 


Platform of federation of Ethno-cultural minorities (Dutch) . 



Al Fatiha

International site for LGBTQI  and queer muslims, their families and friends (English): articles and yahoo groups. 

Bint El Nas

Site for0 lesbian, bisexual and transsexual muslim women: articles, links, message board (English/Arabic). 

Decolonize Queer (International)

Gay & Lesbian Arab Society (GLAS)

International site for Arab gays and lesbians (English): articles, links, health, dating....


Site for Arab lesbians (English) 


Lambdaistanbul is an organization that was formed by a group of gays and lesbians, right after the governor of Istanbul banned the Christopher Street Day Sexual Liberation Activities that were attepted to be held in July 1993. After this, the group that used to gather under the name "Gokkusagi" (Rainbow) took the name Lambdaistanbul.



Cité beur (France)

French site with information for and by Arab gays: articles, forum, links, advertisements, chat....


LGBTQI Muslim Support Group.

Kelma (France)

French site with information, dossiers, discussion form, clips....

Safra Project (UK)

Organisation in the United Kingdom for lesbian, bisexual and transsexual muslim women: personal stories, dossiers, lexicon, yahoo group...

Turks en homo (Nederland)

Dutch gay site with news, articles, dossiers, column, diary, blog, links...

Veilige Haven (Nederland)

Offers a digital shelter for youth that need a safe haven. Site with information and links (Dutch). 


Noord-Afrika & Midden-Oosten

Abu Nawas (Algeria)

Group of Algerian LBGT activists. 

alQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society (Palestina)

Palestinian LGBT organisation.

Bedayaa (Egypt & Sudan)

Organisation for LGBTQI of the Nile Valley Area.

Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (Middle East/North Africa, South/Southeast Asia)

Helem (Lebanon)

Lebanese protection for LGBTIQ.

Homanla (Iran)

Iranian gay, lesbian and transgender organisation: articles, art and culture, links (English)  

Khomsa (North Africa)

Maghrebin network of liberties and difference. 

KifKif (Marokko)

Moroccan LGBT community. 

Meem (Libanon)

Site by and for lesbian, bisexual, transsexual and queer women in Lebanon or women with Lebanese roots troughout the globe: newsletter is English, Arabic and French. 

MidEast Youth.

MidEast Youth's mission is to amplify diverse and progressive voices advocating for change throughout the Middle East and North Africa using digital media.

Muntada (Palestina)

The Arab Forum for Sexuality, Education, and Health.

Nasawiya (Libanon)

A feminist collective from Lebanon.

Palestinian Queers for BDS (Palestina)

Palestinian Queers for BDS (PQBDS) is a group of Palestinian queer activists who came together to promote and stand for the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

A global web-movement to promote queer-powered calls against Pinkwash and for BDS.

Queer Jihad

Queer Jihad home page, in het Engels : artikels, essays, links, yahoo group.



African Activist

Blogging with Africa's LGBTI Community

African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHER) is a continental-wide network of organisations in Africa

AMSHeR is made up of 15 organizations from Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. AMSHeR is working for an empowered and healthy life for MSM in Africa and human rights for all.

Behind the Mask,

“The voice of Africa’s LGBTI Community” is a communication initiative around LGBTI rights and affairs in Africa and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa

Behind the mask wsw:

lesbian, bisexual, women who have sex with other women

Coalition for Advancement of Lesbian Business in Africa

Coalition of African Lesbians [CAL] is a feminist coalition of 30 member organizations in 19 countries in Africa.

Engender (South Africa)

Engender's staff and Directors have devoted their lives to strategic interventions about the issues of genders and sexualities, human rights and conflict resolution in order to bring about a better future in South Africa, and a model for other parts of the world.

Forum for the Empowerment of Women

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK)

was founded in June 2006 and represents a number of organisations working LGBT issues in Kenya.

HUMURE (founded by the late Georges Kanuma) was originally named the Association for Respect of Homosexuals’ Rights, Burundi’s first LGBT organisation. Cannot locate website

LeGaBiBo (Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana) is the first LGBTI organization in Botswana.

LGBTI Namibia @lgbtinamibia Namibia Since 2010, a non-profit organisation which aims to represent & support sexual minorities in the country of Namibia.

Pride Cape Town, Zuid Afrika:

Pride Durban, Zuid Afrika:

The Inner Circle (South Africa)
Organisation for South African Queer Muslims.


North America 

Salaam Canada

Queer Muslim Community