He was supposed to perform in Dubai last year but was forced to reschedule under doctors’ orders and now Sir Elton John has moved his Autism Rocks Arena date for a second time. The British music legend was due to take to the stage next weekend but has now rescheduled his concert for December 8, 2017. […]
By Katrina ElWahsh
Viva la vida loca indeed! Ricky Martin, who is basically every 90s kid dream boy, just got engaged and the world is losing it. Martin announced on his appearance at The Ellen DeGeneres show last Wednesday that he is about to get married to his boyfriend of more than a year. “We just got engaged. I proposed. […]
Our hearts still mourn for the lost lives of the innocent people that were stolen at Pulse Night Club in Orlando Florida on June 12, 2016. The act of terror, homophobia, and hate was allegedly done in allegiance to Daesh and the extremist group had disgustingly praised the attack. As for the rest of us who […]
The LGBT world and its allies joined in mourning Saturday night when a bigoted act of violence claimed the lives of club goers in Orlando, Florida. Pulse, considered one of the most popular gay clubs in Orlando, was gunned down by Omar Mateen, who stole the lives of 50 people and injured 50 others. […]
After Mashrou3 Leila’s concert at AUC last night, (openly gay) lead singer of the Lebanese indie band, Hamed Sinno, took to social media to give a shout out to one of the fans at the show who came with a rainbow flag and raised it during their set. He stressed on how proud he was […]
By Ahmed A.R.
Here’s to a community that is continuously discriminated against. A community that is harassed, arrested, discredited and side-lined. Hello Boys, I am not a man of influence or vast knowledge, but I’d like to think that my past five years of living in Egypt as an out gay man and mediocre LGBT activist […]
LGBTQ or the longer acronym, LGBTQQIAAP stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, Pansexual. It’s lost on many Arabs due to misconceptions, and an inexcusable homophobia, but views are changing and people want to learn. Here are some terms folks should know to get started on a basic understanding of sexuality. […]
In response to Egypt’s recent sentencing of four men to 3-8 years in prison for ‘homosexual acts’ (categorized as “debauchery” under Egyptian law), we talked to various members of Cairo’s LGBT community to find out common misconceptions that Egyptians have about gay people. Our question, “Which misconceptions about gay people in Egyptian society piss you […]
From decorated movie actors to professional athletes, these 10 men are talented, sexy and…sadly for the ladies, fruitier than a box of fruit loops: 1. Wentworth Miller, American actor known for his role in Prison Break 2. Matt Bomer, American actor known for his role in TV series White Collar 3. Robbie […]
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In the past, homosexuality in Egypt has been the “elephant in the room,” something that people generally know exists but refuse to acknowledge due to the perceived religious and cultural sensitivity of the topic. The lack of discussion and understanding of homosexuality in Egyptian society have resulted in rampant misconceptions and even violence, making it […]