"Here are some (of many) Lebanese LGBT bloggers that I’m proud of. Thank you for blogging, for making a difference, and for giving hope to confused 14 year olds who are sitting in their room wondering if there are other people 'like them'."
Egyptian MP calls for a ban on porn in Egypt, while in Tunisia the request is thrown out of court
"While, more often than not, Internet censorship in the Middle East is usually part of totalitarian governments attempts to stop anti-regime protesters from communicating freely, an Egyptian Member of Parliament has set his sights on a whole other aspect of the World Wide Web, Egyptian daily Al Ahram Online reported earlier this week."
"... The Prophet’s own great-granddaughter, Sukayna (born in A.D. 671) […] who was renowned for her beauty and wit and her interest in politics and poetry, discarded the veil, parading her beauty to emphasise women’s position in Arab tradition."