Are you in favor of a secular state? A referendum on the Lebanese identity

Lebanese citizens are demanding change, but not everyone is ready for a secular state. A referendum could help create a unified national identity.

Aerial view of a part of the human chain formed by protesters in Lebanon on October 27. (Omar El Imadi)
From Tripoli to Tyre: Protesters in Lebanon form first ever nationwide human chain

More than 170,000 people held hands to cover a 171-kilometer distance along Lebanon’s coastal roads, from Tripoli in the North to Tyre in the South.

Shot from the Jbeil protests in Lebanon. (Eva Mahfouz)
Lebanon Protests: The End of the Longstanding Resilience?

Both celebrated and cursed, the Lebanese resilience –or capacity to endure the toughest of situations.

Security forces and sectarian “thugs” crack down on protesters in Lebanon

Today marks the third day of the Lebanese protests. Yesterday night, a festive atmosphere took.

Beirut Pride suspends opening night until further notice

Statements from both the queer community in Lebanon and religious authorities called for its boycott, but for vastly different reasons.

Performing No Demand No Supply: A Re-reading of Lebanon’s 2016 Sex Trafficking Scandal,” a documentary theatre performance under the patronage of the AUB Theater Initiative and in collaboration with NGO KAFA. (Nataly Hindaoui)
No Demand No Supply: Bringing the sex buyer into the narrative

Three years after its raid, the ring leaders behind the largest case of human trafficking in Lebanon are still at large.

Lyrics from Mashrou' Leila's Tayf (Ghost). (Christina Atik | Beirut Today)
Thousands protest Mashrou’ Leila cancellation through massive concert in Beirut

Thousands stood in solidarity with Mashrou’ Leila, following the cancellation of their concert at the.

Redefining Drag: The Political, Fierce, and Daring Arab Perspective

Rather than imitating the West, the Arab community has turned drag into its own.

Lebanese musician and singer Marcel Khalife opening the 2019 Baalbeck International Festival. (EPA)
The Politics Behind Marcel Khalife Skipping The National Anthem And The Public’s Reaction

In response to his critics, Marcel Khalife released a statement protesting the situation the country is in because of the current political leadership.

Is Law No. 81 Threatening Your Information Security?

With or without your knowledge and consent, your entire history might actually be accessible by your government officials.