Olave Basabose

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Olave Basabose
Date of birth 1984
Place of birth Bujumbura, Burundi[1]
Pronouns she/her[2]
Gender identity nonbinary trans femme[2]

Olave Basabose is a Black nonbinary trans femme born in Burundi and living in the Netherlands. She is a published author, organiser, performer and speaker locally and internationally. She is also the initiator of Olave Talks, a video series (aka vodcast) platform that creates space for fellow activists to share their knowledge, test ideas, and discuss issues relating to the communities they serve.[3] She ran for Dutch legislature with the "Article 1" party in 2017.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Olave Basabose". Van Abbe Museum. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 This is your annually scheduled PSA: My pronouns are she/her/hers., July 22, 2019
  3. "Olave Basabose". University of Groningen. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  4. Uwikunze, Armel (14 March 2017). "Olave, transgenre burundais, future députée aux Pays-Bas ?". Yaga Burundi (in French). Retrieved 15 May 2020.