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African Gay Youth Foundation

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2008/04/01

Globe Member of ILGA since 2010


Contact

Address: Postbus 11553
The Hague 2502 AN
Netherlands
Phone: +31(0)877846591
Fax: +31877846533
Email
Website:    http://www.africangay.eu/ 

Team

Contact: Toni La Tegola


Works

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

Performing arts
Use of media and the internet
Ethnic / racial identity & affiliation
Indigenous peoples
Pride/Action events
International Day Against Homophobia

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Raising awareness through mass media
Teaching LGBT rights in schools

Health

Counseling
Peer to peer support
HIV/AIDS &STDs
Prevention for men having sex with men
World AIDS Day

Laws and leadership

Gender identity
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in social services
Human rights
Foreign office
International work through development aid
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)

Religion & social institutions

Religion
Homosexuality within a religious/ ethical framework
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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. The Vision 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 Mission 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. The Objectives * 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.
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