• Organization TypeAdvocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersIsrael
  • Founded2007

alQaws for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society

About alQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society, a civil society organization founded in grassroots activism, is at the forefront of vibrant Palestinian cultural and social change, building LGBTQ communities and promoting new ideas about the role of gender and sexual diversity in political activism, civil society institutions, media, and everyday life. Embracing the diversity of our society, while challenging the political forces that divide us, we run community centers and events in cities and rural areas across Palestine, operate a national support hotline accessible via phone and online, build partnerships and alliances in established cultural institutions and civil society organizations, create innovative media campaigns, work to transform public discourse, and much more.  Vision To contribute to the building of a vibrant and just Palestinian society that celebrates diverse sexualities, sexual orientations, and genders. Mission At individual, community, and societal levels, alQaws disrupts sexual and gender-basedoppression, and challenges regulation of our sexualities and bodies, whether patriarchal, capitalist, or colonial. We work collaboratively to transform Palestinian society’s perspectives on gender and sexual diversity, homosexuality and LGBT issues, and to struggle for broader social justice.
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Primary Funders

Contract Awards

Support to Develop the Palestinian LGBT Movement

Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

General Operating Support

Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

Company Offices

  • Israel (headquarters)
  • Jerusalem
  • P.O.Box 1616