Tag Archives: Love

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: Come Out!


Bertho, showing his bride out loud in Beirut, as a response to the #DekAbuse

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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: 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: Dear Mr. Marwan Charbel


Dear Mr. Marwan Charbel, I have lived in this country all my life; I have seen the ugliest shit happen. I have seen bombs explode meters away, I have seen people cry and people die. I have seen the ugliest … 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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In the Name of Love


I’m a 16-year-old closeted gay boy. I live in Southern Lebanon. The moment I realized who I was was at age 12. I knew it’d be something I’d have to deal with in the future. The attraction I felt to the same … Continue reading

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