In this video, we wanted to share our most significant achievements in 2023. On this occasion, the Guardians of Equality Movement (GEM) expresses gratitude to the organization’s workers, including the working team and volunteers, for their dedicated efforts throughout this year. We are excited to share with you the accomplishments of the coming year (: […]
“Modern Liberalism”: Assad’s Approach to Attacking Freedoms… How Did Asma al-Assad Involve the Issue of Homosexuality in Her Visit to China?
As part of a systematic strategy by the Syrian regime, Asma al-Assad recently targeted the LGBTQIA+ community, considering it the cornerstone of “modern liberalism.” In an attempt to portray LGBTQIA+ individuals as a weapon created by the West to threaten values and ethics in society, she made these remarks during a speech to university students […]
The fear of authority against homosexuality in Iraq… How has it affected marginalized individuals? Homophobia in Iraq… What are the politicians’ motives and how did it impact the LGBTQIA+ community? “I feel like I’ve become like a wall… without any emotions, I’ve lost the desire to socialize and interact with others. I have difficulty sleeping. […]
For the first time in history, Syrian LGBTQIA+ will be involved in the decision-making process for the future of Syria!
We in the Guardians of Equality Movement are pleased to share with you the news of a significant milestone for the representation of the Syrian LGBTQIA+ community at the official international level. The Guardians of Equality Movement has been invited for the first time to participate in the Brussels Conference organized by the European Union, […]
Source: Atlantic Council Globally, the LGBTQI community faces stigma, discrimination, and acts of persecution. For those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), these challenges aren’t just constructed from cultural and community factors but enforced and exacerbated by law. In the Syrian context, Articles such as 520 in the penal code criminalize homosexuality, condemning those found […]
Source: Lqioo In a country where homosexuality is punishable by death, a rare NGO is boldly defending the rights of LGBTQ people. The group, called the Guardians of Equality Movement, comprises activists who run various campaigns to demand equal rights and end the human rights violations they face. Despite the risks, these brave individuals continue to […]
Article Source: GRLبنت We are excited to share our recent interview with GRLbint, which focuses on gender issues in the MENA region. Read more about our organization and our upcoming goals! WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO START GEM & WHAT DOES GEM HOPE TO ACHIEVE? GEM was founded by Syrian LGBTQIA+ rights defenders, humanitarian workers, […]
Article Source: Lesbian News A Syrian LGBTQ group has been set up last March called the Guardians of Equality Movement (GEM) to protect the rights of the LGBTQ community in Syria. Presently, LGBTQ people in Syria face daily discrimination and violations as policies and legal provisions incite hatred and violence against those that don’t meet […]
Article Source: Al-Monitor Syrian LGBT activists are carrying out various campaigns to demand their rights and stop the violations against them. Homophobia remains prevalent in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Most countries in these regions do not recognize the rights of the LGBT community, and homosexual acts are criminalized. LGBT people in Syria, in particular, […]