Presentation on theme: " LGBT Politics in Lebanon Draft Presentation – Rasha Moumneh September 2008."— Presentation transcript:
LGBT Politics in Lebanon Draft Presentation – Rasha Moumneh September 2008
LGBT Organizations in Lebanon
Global Politics War on Terror Politicization of (homo)sexuality Iran Palestine/Israel Local Backlash
National Politics February 14, 2005: Assassination of ex-PM Rafik Hariri March 2005: Mass public demonstrations calling for the withdrawal of Syria from Lebanon (The Cedar Revolution) Lebanon officially enters the orbit of the war on terror – Cedar Revolution and its leaders become America’s pet project
Where Bush Was Right The face of the New Middle East
LGBT Strategies HIV/AIDS Creating an Arabic Lexicon Networking across the Arab world Reclaiming Arab homoerotic history Producing knowledge, telling our stories.