An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2008/04/01
Member of ILGA since 2010
Address: Postbus 11553
The Hague 2502 AN
Contact: Toni La Tegola
Works on :
- Local level
- National level
- International level
Works for :
- Gay community
- Lesbian community
- Bisexual community
- Trans community
- Intersex community
Arts, culture, history and pride
Use of media and the internet
Ethnic / racial identity & affiliation
International Day Against Homophobia
Peer to peer support
Prevention for men having sex with men
World AIDS Day
Laws and leadership
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in social services
International work through development aid
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)
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The Stichting African Gay Youth Foundation is a Community based organization that provides support to the LGBT Community of African origin living in the Netherlands.
The Foundation affirms the identities and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of African origin and provides education, outreach, programming, program support, consultation, community development, visibility, and advocacy.
Our vision is to affirm and support the variety of identities and interests that migrant LGBT individuals present by organizing events, peer to peer interactions, and other activities that enhance our members' well-being and celebrate their differences whether they be cultural, religious, sexual preference, or gender identity. Through many opportunities for involvement, the Foundation fosters the concept that individual identities and experiences are respected and that the unique contribution of each member is valued.
The Foundation’s mission is to improve the social and economic integration of the African LGBT community in the Netherlands, Build the capacity of the target community by implementing programs and initiatives that directly benefit them and to challenge oppression, racism and discrimination based on gender, sexuality, race and such factors by highlighting and supporting role models within the community.
* Shout - Provide a voice to the LGBT community.
* Share - Develop networks and partnerships for the LGBT Community.
* Support - Provide advice, information and guidance to the target community.
* Store / Save - Gather and collate Information and research on issues of interest to the LGBT community.