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Episode 25 in English: Beirut Pride’s Hadi & Joy of the Queer Narratives Beirut Podcast!

Hadi Damien is the director of Beirut Pride, and Joy Stacey of Queer Narratives Beirut connected us with him.  We asked them both to be on an episode together, and we had a total blast.  Tune in to hear Hadi talk about his experience with Beirut Pride and more; Joy talks about what led her to start the podcast Queer Narratives Beirut.

Check out Queer Narratives Beirut at: http://www.queernarrativesbeirut.com & on social media!  And as Joy mentioned, send in your voice notes to the podcast at [email protected]

Beirut Pride’s website: https://www.beirutpride.org

Thank you for listening!

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Episode 24 in English: Helem’s Joseph Aoun!

The word helem means dream in Arabic.  In this episode, we had a very informative and meaningful conversation with Joseph Aoun, who is the coordinator of the Helem Community Center in Beirut.  Helem is a Lebanese non-profit working on improving the legal & social status of LGBT folks. Helem is the first LGBT advocacy group in the Arab world.  We thank Joseph for talking to us and for the important work he has been doing!

Follow Helem on social media for updates on the org!

Here’s the hotline Joseph mentioned: +96171916146

To donate: https://rustinfund.org/2018/04/14/helem-afe/

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