Red Dot Project Intro

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Are you living in a restricted country under censorship rules? Yet, you want to increase knowledge in your language, write articles about the situation, have an small news blog or even have your online poems notebook?

Red Dot Project is for you.

We offer free hosting and web-service such as building a website to individuals and small groups.

Get in touch with us for more information: [email protected]

If you would like to donate to the project, click here.

We believe in community work!

There are many interesting posts and services provided by JoopeA Foundation such as many articles that are being published every day on JNews. You might want to re-use, copy part or full article or use JoopeA’s services. We are more than glad to welcome you too. All JoopeA’s services & outputs are under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) v4 International except where noted. Copy full or part of articles, using of services, etc. for personal or enterprise are allowed as while as your work has the same license and mention it’s sources. We believe in community work & building a better world together.


Brands & Logos

The Trademark List and Logos List below set out an illustrative, non-exhaustive list of trademarks owned by JoopeA Foundation, as well as suggested generic terms for those products.

In case you would like to mention, link to us or our products, here are some logos & official English names with legal notes that you need to attach:

  • The JoopeA™ and the logo below is registered Trademark of JoopeA Foundation. Trademark & logos are public domain & you may use the logo but only to refer to the JoopeA Foundation.
JoopeA Foundation Logo
JoopeA Foundation Logo
  • The IranPride® brand is registered by JoopeA™ Foundation. All rights are reserved for JoopeA Foundation. You may use the brand without permission for non-profit purposes related to Iranian & Persian-speaking queers. JoopeA reserves all rights to prohibit any entity to use this brand.
IranPride Flag
IranPride Flag
  • The JoopeA News (in Persian: کارگاه خبر ژوپی‌آ), JoopeA Club (JClub – in Persian: کلوپ ژوپی‌آ), JNewsNL (in Persian: ژوپی‌آ برای هلند), JAssist & affiliate brands & logos that are listed below are sub-licensed by JoopeA™ Foundation.
JoopeA News Logo
JoopeA News Logo
JoopeA Club Logo
JoopeA Club Logo
JAssist Logo
JAssist Logo



  • The images, videos & theme files that are marked by Flaticons, Freepik, Envato or other vendors are under Copyright (©) of those vendors. These files are explicitly mentioned on JoopeA’s platforms.



Bank Account Info

You might want to know more details about JoopeA Foundation banking information or need to confirm these such info as bank account number. Here are our banking information:

Account name: Stichting JoopeA
IBAN: NL90 INGB 0006 6858 71
Account number: 0006 6858 71
Bank: ING Nederland

VAT number: NL854432838B01

Registration no: KVK61656127

Stichting JoopeA
Post box: 22339
1100 CH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

General email: [email protected]

Joopi Introduction

Joopi an intelligent unicorn

Yes! We are pleased to welcome our new wise and intelligent member  Joopi to our team.

Our unicorn is responsible to answer questions that we receives from different channels such as website, twitter or Facebook.

From now on, no question will wait long to get it’s answer.

We hope you enjoy Joopi’s companionship as well as us.

Don’t hesitate to ask your questions on sex and sexuality from her: ask [at] joopea [dot] com. Joopi is there to answer.

JoopeA News in Social Media

Social Media

JoopeA News which is famous for Persian media monitoring on Sexual Rights topics is actively publishes and shares on different social media platforms.

If you have difficulty to access it’s website you can follow one of these platforms to receives updates:



Google Plus:



RSS feed:

Elham Malekpoor Introduction

Elham Malekpoor on the way to Iran Boat in Amsterdam Pride 2018

Elham Malekpoor ArashluQueer hobo poet has been called Elham Malekpoor Arashlu since 29th July 1983 has published several collections of poetry, most of which have been banned or censored in Iran and has had several writings published or non-published including poetry, short story, article and research; by own name or various aliases. The theoretical human rights activist who believes in saving the world with words.

El is also known as a human rights activist who is particularly dealing with child labor and queer rights and keeps the fame of a poet who has been active in both the literary domain and in human rights activities. A semi-blind has graduated from both agricultural engineering and Persian literature and had be on the Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk at the center for applied human rights at the university of York and had work on the “Historicizing HOMAN” project on the first group engaged in writing the history of sexual minorities in Iran during staying at York.

El was a member of JoopeA since the beginning (2009). She is participating and cooperating as an adviser and editor. Elham joined the management team in 2015, created JoopeA’s editorial guideline, JoopeA’s members guideline and new organization Status. She is the main organizer of Homophilia Campaign & major actor for IranPride campaign.

Unfortunately, she had to leave us as permanent member due to her savior health problems on 25th of July 2018. We miss her always.

To be in touch with El, you can follow her Twitter or send her direct email using this form:


    Read more about Elham Malekpoor Arashlu on Wikipedia

    Nakisa Azari Introduction

    He was born short after 1979 revolution in Vasfenard, a neighborhood in south of Tehran. He was raising in a middle class religious family among three other siblings.

    He was interested in poetry and storytelling since childhood. He was spending most of his time in reading novels and poems since he left university.

    He is writing in several newspapers, websites and blogs.

    He believes in agnostic, socialism, ٰpoststructuralism and anarchism. He is active in workers unions and left wings, ethnicity minorities, queer rights and children rights.

    He starts working as chief editor in JoopeA foundation since January 2014.

    You can send email to editor [at] joopea [dot] com to be touch with him.

    Raham Rafiee Introduction

    Raham Rafiee

    Raham Rafiee is the founder of JoopeA Foundation, this very NGO that focuses on minorities issues inside Iran while also engaging in civil society activities on behalf of gender minorities within immigrant communities in Amsterdam.

    Mr. Rafiee promotes awareness and dialogue within the primarily Middle Eastern immigrant communities in the Netherlands, where acceptance of gender minorities is limited and a source of high-profile political debate. As part of these efforts, Mr. Rafiee and JoopeA organized the first participation of Iranian Queers in Parade in Tehran back in 2010 & the first Iran Group in Amsterdam Pride Parade after.

    He is enthusiastic computer programmer in many related fields. In Addition, he works in IT & Tech field.

    JoopeA foundation has been registered under his name as chairman of board in Oct 2014 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

    To be in touch with him you can follow his Twitter or Facebook account or send email to rafiee [at] joopea [dot] com

    About JoopeA Foundation

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    JoopeA, is a not-for-profit foundation on the field of Human Rights by focusing on LGBTIQ Rights & Internet Freedom. This group has been established in 2009 (1389) with cooperation and participation of number of queer bloggers, queer practitioners, Human Rights activists and professional programmers all as a network of friends.

    We believe in A Free World as our ultimate vision. Thus, our mission is:

    To promote universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including the elimination of all forms of discrimination and stigmatization.

    In Oct. 2014 this group was officially registered in Chamber of Commerce of the Netherlands based in Amsterdam by E. Rafiee as director. JoopeA has developed many different projects such as JNews, JAssist & many more, each & every focused to expand access to internet, freedom of speech, sexual rights & knowledge.

    JoopeA believes in shared management and cooperative system. In the other words we don’t follow the traditional pyramid system of organizational management. While every member is responsible to fulfills their task, all decisions are made and tasks are assigned by mutual agreement of members. Main members of JoopeA are Raham, Elham and Nakisa.

    JoopeA is non-profit organization & mainly operate by donations from organizations & individuals.
    If you are interested in donating to JoopeA Foundation please visit this link.


    JoopeA Foundation is strict about misconduct behaviors. Please visit our Code of Conduct page for more information.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us or follow us on our Facebook and or our Twitter pages.

    Contact Us

    JoopeA Foundation - Contact

    You are always welcome to contact us through below channels:

    Or email to: [email protected]

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