Mohira Suyarkulova

Mohira Suyarkulova


Scholar and activist, teaches sociology and politics and works with LGBTQ organization “Labrys Kyrgyzstan” leading a participatory action research project on queer sexual lives in Bishkek. Mohira co-created in 2022 the Central Asian Feminist Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer and Transwomen’s Activist Network.

Closing Panel : Lesbianizing the world

CEU Nador 15

Incredible, inspiring and fierce activists are resisting, leading fights and shining lesbian genius all over the world. As the final panel of the conference, we have the immense joy and honour to be joined by lesbians representing other regional networks to find common languages, build bridges, coordinate our strategies, learn from each other’s struggles and […]


Decolonizing Eurasia

Room Kurmajan Datka

This session focuses on creating a space for queer women from across Eurasia to reflect on what decolonizing feminism would look like in our contexts, to exchange experiences and to forge transnational and trans-local solidarities.


Central Asian lesbians, towards a more united movement

PLENARY Audre Room, ground floor

Thanks to the efforts of activists from the region, Central Asia was included into the ILGA Europe, Transgender Europe, and now in EL*C. We deliberately strove for this, since for the activists from the region, it is crucial to recognize common experience, problems and solidarity with the countries of Eastern Europe and other post-Soviet republics. […]


Who is afraid of the big bad dykes? Lesbians and the anti-gender movement

Lesia Room, 2nd floor

Public Round table “Anti-gender movements, nationalist and conservative attack on the rights of women and minorities: Ukrainian realities and international experience” During the round table we will talk about the challenges faced by LGBTQI and women’s movement in Ukraine, the conservative discourse, the nationalist and religious components in it. Why is gender equality in Ukraine […]