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Transgender day of visibility &Water park Day

Transgender day of visibility &Water park Day

Familiy day, Uncategorized
RaricaNow and Shades Of color Bring to you afamily picnic at the water park. This will comes with a lot of fun activity and community boarding games. You can't afford to miss sign up with raricanow@gmail.com International Transgender day of visibility March 31st It takes a lot of courage to grow up in a transphobic,homophobic world and become who you really are today , your loved , your strong, your voice matter and our stories are visible. VIVA -to my transome brothers and sisters (viva) VIVA -to transgender activists (viva) VIVA - to my life (viva) VIVA-to our visibility day (viva) VIVA-to our transgender youth (viva) Viva-to transgender Community (viva) VIVA-to transgender Allies (viva) Takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. Happy transgender day of remembrance
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Raricanow Response to the police Apology

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Rarica Now Organization for all Lgbtiq+ refugees in canada May 3 at 3:08 PM · RARICANow's statement in response to Edmonton Police Chief Dale McFee's apology to the LGBTIQ+ Community. As per our conversation in regards to the Police chief Dale McFee’s apology, RaricaNow accepts this apology presented by the chief on May 3rd 2019 . This is the first step to our reconciliation given the impact police has done to harm the QTBIPOC+ and LGBTIQ+ refugee community. We would like to emphasize that this apology does not dismiss the issues that need to be addressed by EPS. Urgent actions are needed to alleviate the harm and stressors in our community. The more time EPS takes to achieve such actions, more harm is done to our vulnerable community. We desire…
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Stop the deportation of our members

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CALL TO ACTION from RARICAnow! and allies TAKE ACTION & SHARE IMMEDIATELY - THERE ARE 7 WAYS YOU CAN HELP Dear community members and allies - our friend Geofrey Wamagale (he/she) is scheduled for deportation from Edmonton to Uganda on April 30, 2019. If he arrives in Uganda, he will be either killed or held in life imprisonment due to his sexual orientation and queer identity. We will not let this happen. Geofrey has not yet had an Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) hearing with adequate translation and legal representation. He is currently suffering from acute PTSD and anxiety. On April 15th, Geofrey’s lawyer submitted a request to the IRB to postpone his deportation so that Geofrey can receive the necessary mental health supports that are unavailable for him in…
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Events in the works to replace Pride festival, as controversy divides Edmonton’s LGBTQ community

Events in the works to replace Pride festival, as controversy divides Edmonton’s LGBTQ community

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EDMONTON—After a leaked email Wednesday showed the Edmonton Pride Festival had been abruptly canceled this year, a flurry of rallies, parties, and at least one vigil have cropped up online, as people work to fill the void left by the long-running annual festival that drew crowds in the tens of thousands to the Whyte Ave. area every summer. But the events reflect the divide in the community that led to the festival’s cancellation, pitting those who say Pride is a protest that needs to do more to push for the rights of marginalized groups versus those who see it as a celebration first.
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Inclusive Health Conference 16th March 2019

Inclusive Health Conference 16th March 2019

activity, community
This conference that is organised by the University of Alberta faculty of medicine under Dr.Micheal Marshal and the Medical students association is to address most issues in the are faced by the members of the community and all the youth at long is so beneficial and informative on the most interesting subject like Intersex Health, LGBTQ+ Sexual health , prEP and many others . MUST attend
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GET WOKE: AN OPEN PANEL

GET WOKE: AN OPEN PANEL

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Beginning of March, Adebayo Quinitiiti got an oppotunity to speak about the intersections of LGBTIQ+ identities and race for GET WOKE: AN OPEN PANEL at the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus in Camrose, Alberta to close off Black History Month! ✨ More power to you, brother!✊?
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In Memory of David Kisuule Kato

In Memory of David Kisuule Kato

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Every year on 26th January, Uganda's LGBTI community observes the memory of David Kisuule Kato, a gay rights activist who was brutally murdered at his home in Mukono on this exact date 8 years ago. Born in February 1964, David who was a teacher by profession was the first gay man to openly campaign for rights of LGBTI persons in Uganda. The outspoken Human Rights Activist was the Advocacy officer of Sexual Minorities Uganda, a network of LGBT organizations in Uganda. He was among the 100 people whose names and photos, accompanied with addresses were published in an article headlined "HANG THEM" in the Rolling Stone newspaper (October 2010) which called for the execution of homosexuals in the country a few months before his death. David Kato is recognized as…
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The appointment

The appointment

Achievements
Our Own Adebayo has been appointed by the Government of Alberta Anti Racism Council, to represent the LGBTIQ RARICAnow community and the transgender and Qbpoc in Alberta "HUGE Congratulations??? to Adebayo Quinitiiti for being chosen to be a part of Alberta's Anti-Racism Council! "The council will advise government as it develops strategies to end racism and discrimination in Alberta. This council is the first of its kind in the province." We look forward to Adebayo's contributions to the Council, representing RARICA Now! along the way ?''
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