The founders of Queer House Party have been collecting lubricant and condoms for Beirut LGBTQ+ organisation Helem, after a large explosion rocked the capital Lebanon in August. With the aim of helping marginalised communities affected by the blast the group are asking donations be sent to LGBTIQ+ shelter, and community centre, The Outside Project in London. They are also encouraging people to make direct donations to Helem’s fundraiser through OutRight Action International.
Lebanese police has launched a sting operation targeting gay men across the country making dozens of arrest.The operation begun on Saturday with police arresting 27 men for alleged "gay sex" and "indecency" during a raid on Agha Hammam in the area of Hamra-Concord, Beirut.
A court in Lebanon has made a historic ruling stating same-sex relations are not "contradicting the laws of nature" and cannot therefore be considered a crime, said a statement only revealed today.