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To be a global Muslim community free from discrimination based on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity.


Mission: Raising consciousness through spirituality, access to information and movement building;
bringing healing to Muslims who are marginalized based on sexual 
orientation and gender identity

What We Do

Objectives : Cultural multipliers ( traditional, religious, spiritual leaders at community level) and organised LGBTIQ + people effectively expose homophobic attitudes and advance the right to diverse sexual identities. 

The human right to sexual orientation and gender identity is promoted in Islam through the establishment of a safe space for ongoing dialogue amongst Islamic religious leaders, scholars and experts as well as the global queer community 

Where Al-Fitrah operates: 
 South Africa and other Neighbouring African countries.

Counselling and Marraige Services

Are you struggling to reconcile your sexual orientation or gender identity with Islam? Our councelling services with help you in this regard and also support your family to understand and accept you. Come to us if your family has ostracized you - we will do our best to support you.

Our organization also provides realtionship counselling and assists same sex couples and ecumenical couples to get married in the Islamic tradition and also registration at Home Affairs.

Psycho Spiritual Safe Spaces

We run safe spaces in all the major provinces in South Africa. Through these safe spaces you can access to information and increase your knowledge of Islam, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Through the support you will recive in the safe space you will learn how to live freely as a queer and a Muslim.

These safe spaces are run by professionally trained facilitators. If you are looking for a safe space where you can feel fully accepted, contact us and we will connect you.

Psycho Spiritual Training

We give you access to information that you have not been privy to before. We provide sapce training spaces for critical reflection on Islam, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We will provide you with information that will give you a new understanding of Islam that is all inclusive and compassion centered.

Empower yourself, raize your self value and learn new skills to enhamce your leadership.

Safe House

Are you being ostracized or persicuted for being queer? We may be able to help you to stay safe in on of our safe houses until you find your feet. Learn More

Community Building Events

Join our movement towards an all inclusive, comapssion centered Islam. Our spiritual services at Masjidul Umam are inclusive of diversity, non gendered, non prescriptive and free of judgement.

Africa Islamic Retreat

A spiritual space for queer Muslim activists and religious leaders at the Africa Islamic Forum.  Learn more


Phone: +27 21 761 0037