We learned a long time ago, us queer kids, how to live in fear. When the phone rang at home, when a friend… more »
What is Your Life Worth?
Near my friend’s house in New York, there are always groups of people posing for pictures. I see them across the street as… more »
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.