Tag Archive | Lebanon

Beirut:  Pride organisers cancel opening event after threats

Beirut: Pride organisers cancel opening event after threats

Organisers of Beirut Pride said they have cancelled the event’s opening concert, after threats meant they could not guarantee the safety of attendees at Lebanon’s third annual LGBT+ week. Organiser, Hadi Damien, said a concert planned for Saturday at The Palace theatre was axed, after the venue received threatening phone calls and posts on social […]

Gay Lebanese speak out against conversion therapy

Gay Lebanese speak out against conversion therapy

Doctors in Lebanon warned about the dangers of gay conversion therapy on Thursday, saying homosexuality is not a disease – a common misconception in the Arab country. The Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health (LebMASH) hosted a conference in Beirut, where leading doctors said that the controversial treatment, which claims to help gay people become […]

Listen: This Way Out Podcast for August 18

Listen: This Way Out Podcast for August 18

  The latest episode of top LGBT radio show, This Way Out, is now available to listen or download for free, right here on EILE Magazine! In this week’s episode, “The Dog” gets his day in a new documentary; Christian singer Beeching rocks the Bible in a Lively debate; dozens are busted in Lebanon’s anti-gay crackdown, […]