Tag Archives: #DekAbuse

EQUALATHON: Flaws.


“How could anyone ever tell you, You were anything less than beautiful?”  Hi, my name is Rita, and I’m a deeply flawed person. I’m fat, I’m clumsy, and I have huge eyes. I’m a little whiney, and overly dramatic. I’m … Continue reading

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EQUALATION: A First Kiss


I decided to ignore the warnings, the stories and the rumors. I kissed him goodnight, in the middle of downtown Beirut. Everything I expected from a first kiss was there: the pounding heart, the butterflies, the thrill, and the joy… … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: Dekwaneh Part 2: An International Perspective


In Dekwaneh Part 2: An International Perspective, I detailed how an illegal raid against a gay friendly club was undertaken by an arrogant municipality leader. In this post I’d like to talk about the response since the humiliating raid. Bloggers and … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: A WORLD WITH NO HOMOPHOBIA


In a world with no homophobia, things would go this way: -Children won’t feel weird about same sex attraction, everyone has it at a certain point -Guilt towards God would not exist, we’d promise him to have safe sex -Bullying … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: Louder.


I moved to Montreal and a whole new world opened up for me. It wasn’t like I hadn’t already had my share of fun in Beirut, it was just that now I could do it without having to look over … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: Multi-Gender Society: A Harmless Reality


A Bissu practicing his role as a spiritual leader Middle Eastern and Western societies are or have traditionally been narrow-minded as far as the roles of sexes, and subsequently that of genders, are considered. Gender identity is complex and sometimes difficult to … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: DEKWANEH PART 1: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE


The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community around the world has been making significant progress. Whether it be marriage equality inEurope and South America, or finding basic recognition in Asia the walk to equality hasn’t always been steady, but it has been … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: I Chose to be Gay


Yes, you’re reading it right. Your eyes are fine. It was back in 2000. I was 18 years old. I woke up on a rainy sunday morning, had eggs and tea with my parents, headed back to my bedroom and … Continue reading

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EQUALATON: The Ink


Because the first time I really felt free was that day spent at Brighton while seagulls were peacefully gliding above the pier. Because Elphaba didn’t let anyone pull her down, she flew away when everyone told her she couldn’t even … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: -T- بالعربي


I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires I know that I do normally blog in English, but this time, I think that I should use my mother’s … Continue reading

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