The work of Marlene Juliane, an illustrator based in Germany, often redefines femininity using nudity and body hair.
The Artists of Instagram on the Real Women of the World

It’s high time that hegemonic “feminine” standards are ousted by the realities of what it means to be a woman. Marlene Juliane’s art does that.

Here’s What Beirut Jam Sessions Is Like After Seven Years of Music, Filming, and Business

We sat down with the co-founders of Beirut Jam Sessions for their seventh year anniversary.

Jabal Cheikh El-Jabal, the lead character from Ramadan's popular Al Hayba series. (IMDb)
Al Hayba and other Ramadan 2019 dramas: Who are our heroes?

Ramadan series tend to reinforce the gender stereotypes and real-life situations that would usually make our skin crawl.

The Influencer Death Grip on the Fashion Industry and Journalism

By Lynn Sheikh Moussa and Laudy Issa An advertising art director with three years of.

Jowan Safadi: The Trials and Tribulations of Being An Arab Artist

In Jowan Safadi, radical art meets radical politics. The Palestinian musician makes provocative and accessible political music that’s much lacking in the Arab world.

Camp Claude interviewed by Beirut Today
Quickfire Questions: Camp Claude talks music, movies, and Beirut

France-based Camp Claude’s Diane Sagnier talks about Beirut and her electropop music in a round.

The entrance to Beit Beirut, where the exhibition accompanying the launch of the timeline of the women's movement in Lebanon is on display until Saturday evening. (Laudy Issa)
You can now see the entire history of the women’s movement in Lebanon

For over a hundred years, women have willingly put up with the ridicule, the belittling, and the pushback from the public to advocate for women’s rights in Lebanon. And they had previously been forgotten.

Posters from the Thief of Baghdad exhibition. (Sandra Abdelbaki)
Thief of Baghdad: The meanings behind Western posters of Arab cinema

As you stare at the details of these posters, an orientalist narrative of submissive Arab women and violent Arab men stares right back at you.

Undressing the Lebanese Fashion Design Industry: Education, Support, And Misconceptions

Fashion designers in Lebanon are struggling without educational options, no financial support, and community misconceptions. Here are their options.

Live Love Recycle truck and drivers on the streets. (Lebanon Traveller)
People Raised $50,000 for Live Love Recycle, Here’s How It’s Being Used

Not only does Live Love Recycle provide a free recycling collection service in Beirut, but also grants jobs to 436 people from vulnerable communities.