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Our Brave New World: The Birth of Transgender Liberation in the Philippines

For the memory of  Ms Tonette Lopez, a dear friend, a Cebuana transwoman, and the first transgender rights activist in the Philippines This… more »

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Reflections On Gay Parenting

There comes a time when you look into your partner’s eyes, and all you can think about is how badly you would like to have a child with her. Not choosing to submerge myself into lesbian clichés, I must admit I am a woman and the feeling of motherhood tends to kick in at times. Throw that instinct into a lesbian couple and you get double the anxiety. The question is: How is it possible to start a family with your lesbian partner when you live in Lebano

Personal Stories

لكم دنياكم ولي دنياي

في حياتي محطات ككلّ النّاس، وفيها مواقف أثّرت بي، بَنَت نَفسي، أعطتني
الموقف الأوّل في صغري، خلالَ سَنوات عمري الأولى، حين كنتُ أرى الفتيات حولي
يَتباهَيْنَ بشعورهنَّ الطّويلة، وفساتينهنّ الزّاهية، وحقائب اليد الملوّنة
أيّام الأعياد. كان من المفترض أن أكون كذلكَ، أو هكذا افترض الجميع، ولّما لم أكن
مثلهنَّ قالوا :أشعر بما لا يشعرون.

الموقف الثّاني كان أيّام مراهقتي التّعسة،

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A Personal Queer Look At The Armenian Genocide

A lot of people asked us to talk about the Armenian Genocide, and how it feels to be a queer Armenian in Lebanon.… more »

Opinion Pieces

“Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky tacky, little boxes on the hillside, little boxes all the same”

“There’s a green one and a pink one and a blue one and a yellow one, and they’re all made out of ticky tacky and… more »

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Artwork: On Being a Lesbian Muslim

Click image to enlarge. Artist’s Comment: “It describes the feeling of being both a Muslim & a lesbian torn apart by both sides.”… more »

The Revolving Door

Are you still waiting for a revolution?

I sit at an overtly gay house. I see women who babble on about a revolution and I smirk. I see women bonding… more »

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On Postponing Pain and Other Anecdotes

I watched my grandmother’s funeral from a distance, her body mingled with the earth covering her grave. My grandmother never  strayed away from… more »