Bayneh w Baynik

Bayneh w Baynik: On the Two Days and Three Quarters Rule, #FightRape, and Wishful Thinking

Inspired by the popular site Post Secret, we created the “Bayneh w Baynik” section in Bekhsoos to allow people to speak their mind and… more »

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How To Hide Your Friends On Facebook

This is our third article on online security tips for queers. Here is the first and second. For some, it might be helpful… more »

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Turn Off “Instant Personalization” on Facebook

A few weeks ago, we kicked off a new Bekhsoos series about online security and queerness with “Your Mom Has Added You on… more »

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Your Mom Has Added You on Facebook

There’s a new generation taking over Facebook and it starts with the letters: mom. Up until last August, my mother, an elementary teacher… more »

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The “H-Word” and The Politics of Name-Calling

During the past week, Bekhsoos had an estimate of 200 to 300 hundred new “Likes” on its Facebook Page. This exciting new wave brought with it supporters from 18 different countries, ranging across the sexuality continuum, along with a few persons who have been vocal enough to earn the “Homophobes of the Bekhsoos Page” title within less than 24 hours. Congratulations.
When The Lebanese LGBT Media Monitor reported that “this reflects the growing media influence that Bekhsoos has developed” – I thought “definitely” but the question I had in mind was how we were going to capitalize on this new surge in homophobia on our page.

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Chapter 5: Serendipity

Previously, Chapter 4: Birds of a Feather The taste of hot whiskey, cloves and lemon in my mouth was getting more bitter. I… more »


Chapter 4: Birds of a Feather

Previously, Chapter 3: Flutters Omar Qasim 11:39am September 25th Good Morning, Sorry I couldn’t write back yesterday as my internet went dead. I… more »

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Chapter 3: Flutters

Previously, Chapter 2: The Walk 25 August 2007, Irish Independent page61, Sarah’s Stars with Sarah Delamere Hurding, Gemini: Steer safe passage through heavy… more »