100 ans de solitude

Contribution de Adam Damjaoui Cela fait cent ans, de 1913 à 2013, que la solitude nous ronge. Bien entendu, on ne parle pas de l’œuvre de Gabriel García Márquez, mais de la solitude que vivent les membres de notre communauté. En effet, dès l’instauration de l’article 230 du Code Pénal Tunisien en 1913, notre communauté vit en … Continue reading

Putin Bans Popular Russian Gay Dating App during Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

SOCHI, Russia – Dmitry T., founder of Hunters, one of the most popular Russian gay hook-up apps, posted on his Facebook page that his app was hacked affecting all its users’ profiles in Russia, on midnight, 1 February. Dmitry said “I can’t believe it! Last night Hunters was hacked. This attack affected over 72,000 users … Continue reading

Chinese Expat Pens a Personal Story

Auckland, New Zealand – August, 2012 – a Chinese expat, Dave Yan, who possesses a personal story of dedication, perseverance and ingenuity, released a biographical fiction novel, Over A Year, to celebrate being granted his New Zealand residency. Set in Auckland, the story surrounds the life of an international student, Dave, for the time period … Continue reading

Tragic Homophobic Murder of Gay Italian in Tunisia

A tragic and homophobic murder of a Gay Italian in Tunisia sheds light on the vulnerable situation of Tunisian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.   An Italian national tourist, was found dead, murdered, in his apartment in the medina, Hammamet city, a touristic city on the east-northern coasts of Tunisia. Reports indicate he was … Continue reading

Netherlands Opens it’s Doors to Gay Iraqis

The Dutch government has announced it will grant asylum to LGBT Iraqis, after declaring Iraq is no longer safe for them. Pink Paper – Immigration minister Geert Leers temporarily halted the deportation of gay Iraqis last month after an alert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned it was impossible to be openly gay in … Continue reading

Interview: Ladyboi a crazy soulful Arab punk who’s taking over the world

I think we all agree that the grand coming out of Omar Sharif’s Jr on late March gave the vibes for a huge milestone throwing sparkles in the air on the future of LGBT community in Egypt and rest of the Arab world or Almost. However, this time we’re excited to bring to the spotlight … Continue reading

Etre ou ne pas être Homo? Ce n’est pas la Question!

Est-ce que je me sens bien dans ma peau ? Suis-je le seul au monde de mon espèce ? Les autres m’acceptent-ils tel que je suis ? Suis-je un malade, un anormal, un fou ? Quels sont mes droits, en tant qu’Homme ? Comment me faire accepter par ma famille, mes amis, mes collègues de travail ? Qui peut répondre à … Continue reading

Interview Exclusive : Alexandre Alerini, écrivain et aventureux à tendance gaia

‘Personne au monde n’a le droit de dire, à qui que ce soit, que son amour pour un autre être humain est moralement prohibé.’ C’est avec cette puissante citation de Barbara Streisand qu’on démarre la ‘Tronche de cake ou le petit zamel’ d’Alexandre Alerini. Un écrivain d’origine Marocaine, Tunisienne et Française. Tous à la fois. … Continue reading

Arab and African Country Leaders Walk Out of UN Panel on Gay Rights

Arab and African countries walk out of the Human Rights council panel after UN Secretary General and Human Rights high commissioner address words around violence against LGBT people. Arab and African countries walked out of the chamber following a recorded message addressed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a word by Navi Pillay, human … Continue reading

وقتو، مش وقتو؟

بقلم طارق، محرر بموقع مثليي الشرق الأوسط   سؤال طرحه على نفسه كل مثلي واع يهتم لأمر بلاده، يحمل حبها في النخاع.. سؤال طرحته على نفسي أكثر من مرة، و لم أجد جوابا شافيا… يخالجنا من زمن هذا السؤال… و اليوم بعد الثورة نسأله أكثر و يحيرنا أكثر.. هل حان الوقت أن نخرج من عزلتنا … Continue reading