Lebanese Forces Attempt to Shut Down LGBTQ Conference

Lebanese General Security officers unlawfully attempted to shut down an LGBTQ conference on September 29, according to Human Rights Watch. The conference, called NEDWA, was organized by the Arab Foundation f...

Lebanese court rules being gay is not a crime

A Court of Appeals in the nation of Lebanon has ruled that homosexuality is not a crime. It is the highest court ruling regarding the legality of the LGBTQ in the country's history. There has been a long-ter...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 25

1. Congratulations, Taiwan! The country is Asia's first to legalize same-sex marriage. 2. NPR chatted with Lebanese LGBT activists about how the community is treated in Lebanon, and what Beirut Pride Week is...