Thanks for visiting our website! On this website you will be able to find information and material for LGBTQI+ individuals or the LGBTQI+ community. Whether it's information for you, your friend or your child, you can learn more here. This website is perfect for creating a network, gathering information and getting advice. Here everyone is welcome regardless of religion, language or origin!
By the way: Elvan is a Turkish name (and surname) which is suitable for all genders. It has its roots in Arabic and means “colorful”. Âlem stands for the “world”.
Let’s make the world a more colorful place!
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex people.
Parents, siblings, relatives and friends of LGBTQI+ people.
Professionals who work with LGBTQI+ populations.
Reach out to us! Especially if you have similar questions to these below:
Am I lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or intersex? What does that mean for me?
How can I live my life happily – as a member of the LGBTQI+ community?
How can I connect my family, religion and ethnic tradition to me being LGBTQI+?
How can I have an exchange with people in similar situations?
Where can I find a safe space to be how I want to be – or to find out how I want to be?
Is my child, sibling or friend lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or intersex?
How can I support my child, sibling or friend in a good way?
How can I connect my family, religion and ethnic tradition that are important to me with someone close to me being a member of the LGBTQI+ community?
Where can I find a safe space to communicate with others who are in a similar situation?
I would like to get more information on the topic of LGBTQI+.
One of my clients is LGBTQI+. I am looking for support to work with them.
I have questions about how people who are LGBTQI+ can live with their family, religious and ethnic traditions.
Awareness work: we sensitize LGBTQI+ communities about racism, religion and migration. We empower migrant and religious organizations in topics connected to LGBTQI+.
Educational work: We offer workshops, seminars and presentations about LGBTQI+, migration and religion to professionals and volunteers.
Individual consultation for LGBTQI+ people: Low-threshold, culturally sensitive, critical of power, multilingual.
Empowerment: We offer a safe space for socializing, exchange and empowerment for LGBTQI+ people who have experienced racism.
Public relations: We raise awareness about the wishes and needs of LGBTQI+ people with international backgrounds. We also focus on rural areas.
Movie clips about lives of young LGBTQI+ people who are a part of cultural/religious minorities can be found on our YouTube channel. The short movies are based on interviews and re-enacted by performers.