Lebanon

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    A Reproductive Justice Framework for Queer Liberation: Perspective from Lebanon

A Reproductive Justice Framework for Queer Liberation: Perspective from Lebanon

By Roula Seghaier
This blog and others in the series are based on presentations during a workshop organised by the LSE Middle East Centre on 26 February 2019.

“Does the struggle against article 534 resonate in the queer community in Lebanon?” a feminist friend inquired. The article criminalises “sex against nature” and mostly targets cis-gay men and trans women. She was reiterating a […]

November 15th, 2019|Conferences, Lebanon|0 Comments|

Rethinking Transnational Solidarities

By Nour Abu-Assab and Nof Nasser-Eddin
This blog and others in the series are based on presentations during a workshop organised by the LSE Middle East Centre on 26 February 2019.

Often, in mainstream institutions, similar to the LSE and many other universities in the Global North, voices from the margin and the Global South are only allowed to be vocalised in ways […]

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    Sexualities and LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Sexualities and LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

by Polly Withers
This is the introduction to a series of memos presented as part of a panel organised by the LSE Middle East Centre on 26 February 2019. 

In February 2019, the LSE Middle East Centre workshop titled “Sexualities and LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa” aimed to create a space for critical interventions on sexualities and approaches to activism […]

Lebanon’s Revolution Makes its Own Rules

by Menaal Munshey

Day 7 of protests in Lebanon: I spent twelve hours in Martyrs’ Square with friends from Dahiye. We were a large group – Jawad, his wife and son, other friends, and their parents. The youngest member of our group, all of 18 months old, slept through the DJs, renditions of ‘Baby Shark’, and contagious chants of hella […]

October 24th, 2019|Featured, Lebanon|1 Comment|
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    Breaking the Sectarian Chains: Lebanon Revolts Against its Corrupt Leaders

Breaking the Sectarian Chains: Lebanon Revolts Against its Corrupt Leaders

by Youmna Cham & Mona Salem

Coverage from Within: What’s happening in Lebanon?  

Groundbreaking anti-sectarian protests erupted across all of Lebanon last Thursday, 17 October 2019. Since then, Lebanon has witnessed mobilisation in urban and rural areas with great diversity in terms of class, gender and age. From southern Lebanese villages to Tripoli in the north, a massive citizen-driven initiative […]

October 22nd, 2019|Lebanon|0 Comments|

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