RECAP: Panel discussion with parents discussing female genital cutting

By Danesha Shah On 29 January 2020, I attended an online panel discussion with three parents on the practice of Female Genital Cutting (FGC) within the Muslim community in Singapore which was organised by End FGC SG and supported by Beyond the Hijab. The three speakers were Sya, a mother of two, Nas, a father…

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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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