Tag Archives: equality

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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EQUALATHON: Victimizing oneself


I always watched TV episodes prepared on the subject of homosexuality in Lebanon. It always used to bug me, to see some people addressing the viewers as victims. Well maybe they are, truly, yet still i was bugged. What bugs … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: I blog for dignity


  “When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises” – Angela Merkel The LGBT community in Lebanon is subjected to discrimination on a daily basis. We always thought that the people needed more education on that matter and … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: عن جد حلوا عن طيزنا


It has been quite some time now since the Dekwaneh incident and I’ve read way too many articles and heard way too many “official” responses concerning the issue and I think I can now publish how I see the whole … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: هذا أنا


هذا أنا! هذا أنا الذي خلقني ربّي وربّوني أهلي لأصبح على ما أنا عليه! أيجوز عن أحقد وانتقم من أهلي! أم أكفر بخالقي وأبجل عليه! حسناً، أنا لست بفاعلٍ لا هذا ولا تلك. بل بعكس ذلك، أنا أحب أهلي، أقدر … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: It’s Now Or Never


The community is invited today to launch its activism on the ground through the masses. Many activists have been working their asses off throughout the past years to set an adequate environment. Today more than ever, people are ready to … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Marathon for equality


Do you believe in our basic human right to bodily integrity?Do you believe in our right to equality whether gay or straight, trans or cis-gender, men or women? If yes, we invite you to be on the right side of … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud + Incredibly Close


Homophobia, for me, is the disease of the misinformed and the ignorant. Homophobia plagues the masses, it eats at their commons sense, it eats away at their brains until there is nothing left but hate. Hate, to a peaceful, harmless, … Continue reading

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Remember


The planet Earth was believed to be flat. And the person objecting it and trying to tell them that it’s round was burned to death. Even though I’m not sure of that, and some say it’s a myth, the whole … Continue reading

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