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Every Single Article Ever Written About Being Gay in Beirut in One Convenient Article

November 5, 2013

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It’s a dark night in Beirut, the San Francisco of the Middle East. This darkness is powerful. It represents Beirut’s past, its present, and its bleak future. But tonight, it also represents the state of gay people in this Middle Eastern city by the sea. Hassan, whose name I have changed to protect his privacy […]

Silent Love

March 26, 2013

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She sits there, in front of the TV, staring at a black screen. The house is empty. It is silent. She hears the echoes of laughter. The memory is still there. Her seat on the couch remains the same. She does not move over to the more comfortable side. That was where her lover used […]

But

May 17, 2012

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I’m not homophobic, but seeing two guys kiss disgusts me. I’m not racist, but Indians smell bad. I have no problems with Muslims, but I wouldn’t feel comfortable dating one. I have lesbian friends, but what’s with the not shaving? My friend is dating a Syrian, but they’re so stupid. I’m completely fine with Christians, […]