UK Queer Arabs is an informal, unfunded network of unpaid volunteers from within the LGBTIQA+ community with a range of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression who have an Arabic Heritage and Culture.
The group’s primary purpose is to bring together Adults Queer Arabs to remove social isolation, build friendship and strengthen our own sense of identity.
The group’s secondary purpose is to raise awareness of the lives and issues of queer arabs, remove and challenge stereotypes, and build a positive and more accurate image of the community.
Limits of the group’s activities. The group does not aim to replace or emulate existing support services such as wellbeing and mental health provision for the community. The group does not have the capacity to support people under the age of 18 years old. The group has limited capacity due to being run by volunteers.
We aim to:
UK Queer Arabs is a self-organised, voluntary pan-UK network of queer arabs. The group does not currently accept members who are vulnerable and need professional help as well as members who are under 18 years old for safeguarding reasons. The group reserves the right to exclude members who do not align with the stated aims and objectives.
The group currently has three co-chairs.