About Us

IraQueer is a registered human rights organization focusing on the LGBT+ community in Iraq/Kurdistan region.

It was founded on March 2015 making it the first and only LGBT+ focusing on the LGBT+ community in Iraq/KurdistanRegion. Having a diverse team of young activists between the age of 18 - 32 residing mostly inside Iraq/KurdistanRegion, IraQueer represents the start of the first queer movement in Iraq's public history.


Vision

An Iraq/KurdistanRegion where the LGBT+ individuals are recognised, and have equal rights to every other citizen in the country.

Mission

Raising the visibility and awareness for and about the LGBT+ community in Iraq and Kurdistan region, and to advocate for the human rights of individuals who identify as lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transexuals, and other identities. 


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