RECAP: FTM Workshop 2: The Sequel?

By Kamelia Daud – On the 14th of December 2019, we had the pleasure of attending Bissu’s second FTM (female-to-male) workshop entitled “FTM Workshop 2: The Sequel?” Bissu is a non-profit community building group existing to act as a guide to channel relevant recipients to support groups, that has been established within the LGBT friendly…

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RECAP: Celebrating Hari Raya during Pride Month

By Nurul Deanna _ Ending off Pride Month with a bang, Raya Qonversations 2.0 was held as part of Pink Fest on 28th June to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri with the LGBTQ+ Muslim community in Singapore. Co-organisers, Beyond the Hijab, Jejaka, TheHealingCircle.SG and Penawar, organised this event to allow the LGBTQ+ community and its allies…

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RECAP: Writing Workshop for Single Mothers and Divorcees

By Sarah Namazie _ On the 2nd of March 2019, Beyond the Hijab held a writing workshop for an upcoming blog series specifically written by divorcees, many of whom were also single mothers. The session started with enthusiasm and laughter from the workshop participants as they went around introducing themselves and what they would like…

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Beyond the Hijab Goes Offline!

Beyond the Hijab will be organising our very first offline event, to thank you for your support and contributions! Here’s a chance for you to meet the team, our writers and discuss issues that affect us all. Also find out how you can get involved with Beyond the Hijab! Event details Date: Saturday, 1 December…

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Statement of support for proposed removal of marital immunity for rape

As women’s and social sector groups in Singapore, we are very pleased to welcome the proposal to fully remove marital immunity for the offences of rape and sexual penetration of a minor. This important and long awaited reform will make it possible to hold men who commit sexual violence against their wives accountable under the…

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