A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children. It is heavily implied that Mikhael is a closeted transgender boy. This film follows his experiences with his newfound friends, his potential love interest, Lisa, his younger sister and his parents.
On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), Helem organises a conference entitled “LGBTQI+ Between Social Discrimination, State Violations, and the Achievements of the Human Right Movement.” The conference will include seven panels on several LGBTQI+ topics.
The launch of the Beirut Pride T-shirts by Bashar Assaf and Marwan Kaabour, at the opening of the Beirut Design Week, and in the frame of the "Gender Fluidity in Fashion" platform.
A talk about detention experience and the testimony of formerly detained people, with a practical overview of escalating situations and how to de-escalate them, as well as legal protection, Article 534, police raids, egg tests, detention, tribunal rulings and the way forward.
According to a scientific report: What do Lebanese people think of LGBTIQ+ people? Do they support discrimination and hate speech?
Carol is a drama film directed by Todd Haynes. The screenplay, written by Phyllis Nagy, is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt (also known as Carol) by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy and Kyle Chandler. Set in New York City during the early 1950s, Carol tells the story of a forbidden affair between an aspiring female photographer and an older woman going through a difficult divorce.
The Arab Foundation for Freedom and Equality is having an open house and welcomes visitors to check on their works and contribution. Come for a drink, come for a chat, and attend one workshop and a presentation: "How to Be Safe Online" and "Lebanese Stances In Regard to Sexual and Gender Identities"!