Community Groups 2014


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Action for AIDS


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Action for AIDS aims to prevent transmission of HIV/ AIDS through continuous education targeted at vulnerable groups; to advocate for access to affordable care, to combat against HIV/ AIDS discrimination and stigmatisation, and to provide support for people living with AIDS (PWAs), caregivers, volunteers and staff.

Website: www.afa.org.sg
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 6254 0212
Facebook: www.facebook.com/afa.singapore

The Humanist Society (Singapore)

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The Humanist Society (Singapore) is an organisation of humanists, atheists, agnostics, skeptics and other like-minded people in Singapore. We were formed in 2010 as part of a local humanist movement that began in 2008. We are a community guided by reason, informed by evidence and driven by compassion. We organise events to spread awareness of science, humanism and ethical living.

The local humanist movement, including the Society itself, has taken part in Pink Dot every year since 2009. Please visit us online for more information about humanism and to find out about our upcoming events.

Website: www.humanist.org.sg
Facebook: www.facebook.com/humanist.org.sg

MARUAH

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Established in 2007, MARUAH is a Human Rights Non-Governmental Organisation based in Singapore. `MARUAH’ means ‘Dignity’ in Malay, one of Singapore’s national language. This dignity can be achieved through championing causes from a rights-based perspective, evident in our attempts to advance human rights in Singapore and the broader region. MARUAH is a group of diverse individuals who are committed to raising awareness on human rights and on issues of social justice. The group has been gazetted by the government as a political organisation under the Public Donations Act in 2010, and has worked on a wide range of issue, including political freedoms, the death penalty, Internal Security Act, and the rights of women, persons with disability and the LGBT community.

Website: maruah.org
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/MARUAHsg

MOVE COMMUNITY

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MOVE Community is a Singapore based activity hub for LGBT individuals, families, extended families and friends. We have a vision that everyone is free to be who they are regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Our mission is to promote an active, caring and sustainable LGBT community. We create and organise various group activities to foster social harmony, friendship and healthy living among all allies & communities.

Web address: www.movecommunity.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MoveCommunity.org

Oogachaga

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Oogachaga is a counselling and personal development organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals. A non-profitable group under the umbrella of SPACES Counselling and Community Limited, Oogachaga’s services are supervised by credible professionals and agencies in the fields of psychology, therapy and counselling in Singapore who are familiar with issues facing gay, lesbian, transgendered and questioning individuals.

Website: www.oogachaga.comwww.congregaytion.sg
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 6224 9373
Facebook: www.facebook.com/oogachaga

Pelangi Pride Centre


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Serving the LGBTQ community since 2003, Pelangi Pride Centre (PPC) is Singapore’s LGBTQ resource centre, library and community space. Hosted by the Free Community Church and located in One Commonwealth, the volunteer-run space is open every Saturday between 2-6pm. The library has also a huge collection of LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction resources.

Website: www.pelangipridecentre.org
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/2528107729/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/pelangipridectr

P•INC

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P•INC is a springboard for gay women who mean business. We aim to create a safe, supportive and inspiring networking platform. An environment that thrives on the passion of entrepreneurship empowered by the spirit of give and take. Though this is a gay women event, we welcome all LGBT who share the same vision to join us on this exciting journey!

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pinc.sg
Email: [email protected]

The Purple Alliance

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The Purple Alliance coordinates social events, conducts educational outreach, provides health assistance, supports academic research and works with external groups and interested individuals on projects that support the dignity of LGBTQA individuals and which nurture positive relations with the public.

Website: www.thepurplealliance.com
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepurplealliance

Queer Book & Movie Club


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Queer Book & Movie Club is a monthly book club (every 3rd Thursday of the month) for everyone in Singapore focusing on queer literature, rotating between three categories: (1) gay; (2) lesbian; and (3) transsexual/ transgender/ bisexual/ intersexual/ queer novels. Members also meet for LGBT movies every two months. The club is an all-inclusive, non-discriminatory group. Everyone, regardless of sexuality, age, gender, sex, class and race, is welcome.

Website: www.queerbookclub.wordpress.com

SAFE


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SAFE (Supporting, Affirming and Empowering our LGBTQ friends and family) is a group of parents, families and friends of LGBTQ people, who believe in a society that accepts, affirms and empowers everyone to participate fully in it, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. Their mission is to form a network of support, affirmation and empowerment for families and friends of LGBTQ people by providing information and resources and encouraging dialogue that promotes respect for human diversity and the well-being of all LGBTQ people.

Website: www.safesingapore.blogspot.sg
Email: [email protected]

SGRainbow

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Set up in June 2008, SGRainbow is a youth group focusing on the needs of young gay and bisexual men. A range of social and personal development programmes are organised to provide a platform for networking and capacity building.

Website: www.sgrainbow.org
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sgrainbow
Instagram and twitter: @sg_rainbow

Singapore Men’s Chorus

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Singapore Men’s Chorus is an inclusive choral group for men aged 21 years and above. Celebrating its ninth year, SMC has grown from 11 members to almost 40 today. Members hail from various walks of life and countries of origin, with varied musical backgrounds. Auditions
are held from February to April each year for an annual concert in October.

Website: www.singmc.org
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/singaporemenschorus

Singaypore.sg


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Founded in 2010, Singaypore.sg is Singapore’s first LGBT Webisodes. At Singaypore.sg, viewers can watch original webisodes where the team conducts interviews on LGBT topics in Singapore. Through these interviews, singaypore.sg aims to be a platform to air the diverse perspectives of the community here in Singapore.

Website: www.singaypore.sg
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 98755781
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Singaypore.sg

SMUnicorn

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SMUnicorn is a Student Resource Network for LGBT-affirmative students and alumnus of Singapore Management University (SMU) supported by SMU’s Diversity and Inclusion Department. We help students and alumni interact, provide student advice, organize activities to better understand LGBT topics, establish professional links, organize and receive invitations to LGBT-friendly corporate events.

Website: http://smusmunicorn.wix.com/smunicorn
Email: For Student Matters: [email protected], For Corporate Partnership: [email protected]

The ‘ T ‘ Project (Woman Care Centre)

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The ‘ T ‘ Project by the Woman Care Centre is made up of two transgender siblings committed towards empowering the transgender community in Singapore to lead a more fulfilling and meaningful life and to help and nurture the transgender community so as to bring about a positive and direct impact on the quality of their life as a transgender.

It’s also a place for the public to engage, learn and get firsthand knowledge about the latest development of the transgender community and to dispel myths.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheTprojectsg

TheBearProject

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TheBearProject (TBP), a social networking group for bears, bears-in-training and bear admirers, was founded in 2007. TBP made its debut at The Pink Picnic, an impromptu gathering at Botanic Gardens on National Day.
It has since grown from less than 20 members to its current 900+ members. Through activities like monthly movie outings, potlucks, hiking trips, outings to places of interest, workshops, overseas trips, etc, TBP aims to bring its members together to hang out, exchange ideas and hopefully, empower them with the sense of pride as part of the colourful gay community in Singapore.

Email: [email protected]
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/thebearproject (to join, please email us at the address above and they will add you to the group)

Tomboy Pride


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Tomboy Pride is a group celebrating Tomboys & Girls. Through our tomboy crew, crew performances and activities for tomboys, we hope to liven the tomboy circle, provide an encouraging and supportive environment for tomboys and allow them to be Tomboy & Proud!

Website: www.facebook.com/Tomboypride

Women’s Nite


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Women’s Nite, started since December 2003, is held on the last Saturday of every month to provide a safe, neutral and alcohol-free space for lesbians and bisexual women in Singapore to gather and discuss the issues relevant to their lives. Over potluck dinners, discussions on wide-ranging topics like self-acceptance, homophobia, relationships and identity are held. Special guests are also invited to field questions on legal rights and sexual health, and conduct art and dance therapy nights.

Website: www.women-snite.livejournal.com
Email: [email protected]

Young OUT Here


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Young OUT Here is a youth community group, run by queer youths for queer youths. Young Out Here aims to provide a safe and inclusive environment for LGBT youths to develop a healthy identity, and to reach out to LGBT youths to engage them in healthy learning, discussions and activities.

Website: http://www.young-out-here.com
Email: [email protected]





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