IraQueer, Iraq 2017-2018


The Rainbow Foundation finances IraQueer during one year. IraQueer is the first and only queer human rights organization focusing on the LGBT+ community in Iraq/Kurdistan Region. With a core team of 9 and a network of more than 200 LGBT+ individuals, IraQueer represent the start of the first queer movement in Iraq’s public history. The team leads efforts in knowledge production and international advocacy, and had multiple projects that are based on needs assessments that have been answered by Iraqi and Kurdish LGBT+ individuals.