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Queer Beirut

Sofian Merabet

Queer Beirut

by Sofian Merabet

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality,
  • Sexuality,
  • Gay men,
  • Gender identity,
  • Queer theory,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-273) and index.

    Statementby Sofian Merabet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.L42 B456 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 287 pages
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198579M
    ISBN 100292760965
    ISBN 109780292760967
    LC Control Number2014013809
    OCLC/WorldCa876883017

    The book contextualizes these spatial conflicts within the discourses of the city's historical accounts and the much-debated concept of heritage, voiced in academic writing, politics, and journalism. In the afterword, Sawalha links these conflicts to the social and political crises of early twenty-first-century Beirut. Disruptive Situations: Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut - a new book by Ghassan Moussawi. Professor Ghassan Moussawi's new book is the first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence. From Temple University Press.

    The Boy From Beirut, And Other Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Boy From Beirut, And Other Stories” as Want to Read: Maugham once referred to himself as over-shadowed, queer and alcoholic, and the selections in this anthology, culled from a huge body of work, mirror /5.   The Four Seasons is a very gay friendly brand, and the Four Seasons Hotel Beirut is a stunning choice for luxurious accommodation! Overlooking the marina at Zaytounay Bay, you'll be treated to amazing views over the city or ocean from the floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies. The rooftop swimming pool is a real highlight, with ° views of Author: Stefan Arestis.

    Beirut Pride is the annual non-profit LGBTIQ+ pride event and militant march held in Beirut, the capital of the Lebanon. Operating to decriminalize homosexuality in Lebanon, Beirut Pride celebrates the diversity of LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex, queer, questioning +) persons with colorful and festive events, champions LGBTIQ+ allies, and communicates about Genre: Pride, Demonstration, Festival, Conference, . In my forthcoming book, Disruptive Situations: Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut, I argue that representations of Beirut as gay-friendly are made possible through what I call “fractal Orientalism.” Unlike classic Orientalism, which uses simple binaries of East and West, fractal Orientalism is multi-scalar and employs nested.


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