UNMUTED is a network for LGBTQ people of colour in Birmingham.
Meet The UNMUTED Team:
Founder & Director
(Suriya is currently on leave)
Suriya is a Facilitator, Artists and Activist with over 10 years’ experience in holding space and advocating for marginalised communities.
'I want LGBT Black/people of colour to feel valued and connected to each other in Birmingham.'
Lead Project Manager
Contact Saima for general enquiries:
Saima is an ex-BBC producer who runs her not-for-profit floating hotel; Boatel Birmingham, with which she hopes to diversify the city’s waterways.
'I want LGBT people of colour to feel safe and at home in Birmingham.'
Contact Sym for info on monthly updates:
Sym is a performer, facilitator and part time alchemist with a particular focus on QTIPOC history & uplifting marginalised communities with roots in self- care practises.
'My hope is for the needs of the LGBT people of colour to be met with care, compassion and sustainable infrastructure; for us to be seen and have a consistent space to be unapologetically ourselves.'