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نظر إلي ابني يوماً وناداني “ماما”

p> عشت كل حياتي أعتقد أن أهلي وأمي تحديداً يكرهونني، ويتمنون لو أني ما خلقت. بادلتها هذا الحب بالكره. لكن عندما صرت أنا… more »

Poetry, Ramblings & Fiction

Dear “Mom”

Dear “Mom,” I know we never had a good relationship; you never really understood me, we barely communicated, and you were not my… more »

Personal Stories

My Gift to You

“The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the… more »

Bareed 3a Mahlo

If Only You Could See Me

Why am I blocked? Out of words? Unable to describe? What is it with me that I am looking at a blank page… more »

Featured Articles

Ask, And Tell! An Open Letter To Lt. Dan Choi And Other LGBT/Queer Military Personnel!

I’m a Lebanese queer; I have lived under the direct and indirect consequences of US war-policies for most of my life. I also… more »

Featured Articles

Balkan Erotic Epic

Male and female organs as a tool against sickness and evil forces of nature A Balkan woman who wanted to secure her husband’s… more »

Bayneh w Baynik

Bayne W Baynik: To Our Mothers

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 »


Seven Reasons Why I Hate Mother’s Day

1. Because it’s an orgy of flowers and gifts in a consumerist driven society (not that I have anything against orgies!) It contributes… more »