SalaamFoundation

Established in 2003, Salaam Halifax was a chapter of Salaam Canada, a Canadian based organization dedicated to Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, and their friends.

Salaam's mission is to provide a safe space and a forum for LGBTQ Muslims and their friends to address issues of common concern, share individual experiences, and institutional resources. Salaam aims to support LGBTQ Muslims in reconciling their sexual orientation or gender identity with Islam.

; :Their NSRAP entry read: Salaam Halifax is a chapter of Al-Fatiha, an international organization dedicated to Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, and their friends. Al-Fatiha's mission is to provide a safe space and a forum for LGBTQ Muslims and their friends to address issues of common concern, share individual experiences, and institutional resources. Al-Fatiha aims to support LGBTQ Muslims in reconciling their sexual orientation or gender identity with Islam. For info email: salaamhalifax@yahoo.ca or postal mail: Salaam Halifax Foundation, c/o NSRAP, 106 – 40 Waterfront Drive, Bedford NS B4A 4J1

History

; February 2005: This group apparently became defunct after one of the local organizers moved away. ; 2003: Established.

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