Tag Archives: LGBT

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: 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: The Ghosts in Your City


I’m on top of the world, ‘ay! Waiting on this for a while now, paying my dues to the dirt. I’ve been waiting to smile, ‘ay! Been holding it in for a while, ‘ay! Take you with me if I can, been dreaming … 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: صديقي المثّلي


I used this photo because I believe that all citizens should be treated equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. and as a participation in “Online Marathon for Equality” The red says “7okouk” Arabic for “Rights”. The two … Continue reading

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EQUALATHON: Hall Of Shame


Walk with us in the hall of shame Within the dickheads’ erection, we have the appearance of two new names. 1-Georges Abu Abboud: Mayor of Dekweneh Yesterday i decided to watch the episode that Joe Maalouf prepared about the crime … Continue reading

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