HINAD— A Campaign to Challenge Stereotypes Claiming to “fix” Homosexuality

The campaign, which addresses the misconceptions and harmful practices of SOCE, is the first of its kind in the Arab world. HINAD aims to raise awareness, and urges all people who have questions about sexual orientation or gender identity, including families, school teachers, school nurses, and others, to consult competent healthcare providers.

Capharnaüm: The Limits of Liberal Thought

Without showing what constitutes poverty — a socio-economic necessity within an unfair economic model — the end result is a problematic and flawed depiction.

Benjamin Ladraa to Beirut Today: The World Moves With Pressure

His #WalktoPalestine campaign was a move to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration that legitimised the creation of the Israeli state, in turn leading to Nakba or “catastrophy,” which saw the expulsion of almost a million Palestinians from their homeland.

The Volunteer Circle: Making Volunteer Work in Lebanon Simple

The Volunteer Circle hopes to create an easy and convenient platform to connect NGOs and volunteers.

Nayla Geagea: The human rights lawyer in Beirut who doesn’t know how to drive

Though justice and law occupy her life and work, her heart lies in human and social sciences.

A Boost for Cultural Development in the South: Lebanon International Arts Festival 2018

Organised every year in August for the last 4 years, the International Theatre Festival of Lebanon will be expanding its programme to include other artistic disciplines.

How far can suspending Beirut’s “pride” go?

With so many campaigns,initiatives, and movements supporting LGBTQ+ rights gaining strong ground recently, the question about whether the government is going to take sound measures to protect such a community (among other marginalised ones) resonates beyond the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia, and Biphobia.

AUB Secular Club Hosts an Event on the Lebanese Economy: Different Points of View

The discussion revealed a general consensus on the state’s dysfunction and the persistent issue of a regime struggling since the Civil War.

Elections 2018 Public Opinion: Manara

Beirut Today went to the Manara and asked people about their opinions on the upcoming parliamentary #elections2018

Why we need to broaden the debate about social protection in the MENA region

One of the key challenges facing MENA nations is establishing more coherent public policies on social protection, argues Rana Jawad, Ph.D., of the University of Bath.