- George Azzi, Helem (Lebanese LGBT organization)
- Nadeem Ghali, Gay and Lesbian Arab Society (GLAS)
- Hossein Alizadeh, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
Helem is an Astraea Social Change Opportunity Fund (SCOF) Grantee Partner and recipient of IGLHRCs 2009 Felipa de Souza Award. The organization has been leading the struggle for the liberation of the LGBT community in Lebanon from all forms of legal, social and cultural discrimination since 2004. Helem (the Arabic acronym of “Lebanese Protection for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders”) is a pioneering force in Lebanon and integrates components of community building, organizing and service provision to carry out their mission.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
7:00 9:00 PM
The LGBT Center (Room 301)
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY
This event is free and open to the public.