UK Edition. This is still an Arabic country with powerful and influential religious sects who pressure the government to crackdown on the LGBTQ community, as was evident from the suspension of the Beirut Pride. Middle Eastern feminism: The female force protesting Lebanon's 'rape law'. Rugby League.
But despite some gains in recent years, the community still faces widespread discrimination. In Januaryaccess to the Grindr app was partially blocked on some Lebanese mobile data networks, apparently on the orders of the ministry.
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Lebanon is one of the more liberal, progressive and gay friendly countries in the Arab world.
It is therefore highly likely that the other gay dating apps will soon be blocked, if they haven't already been. View more on Instagram. Cancel Flag comment. On 23rd February , protests were held outside the Ministry of Interior calling for the recognition of civil marriages in Lebanon as an additional option to the only permitted currently in Lebanon religious-based marriages.
For Lebanon this means that anything relating to Israel is a big no no. Unsubscribe failed.