Peer Reviewed Articles

A Stakeholder Analysis of the Current Lebanese Context for Transgender Healthcare: The Perspectives of Non-Governmental Organizations

A Stakeholder Analysis of the Current Lebanese Context for Transgender Healthcare: The Perspectives of Non-Governmental Organizations Kate Wright, Brandon Peplinski, MPH, Sarah Abboud, PhD, and Omar Harfouch, MD, MPH Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Executive Summary Currently there is little knowledge on the state of transgender health…

Journal of Homosexuality

Investigating the Islamic Perspective on Homosexuality Junaid B. Jahangir PhD & Hussein Abdul-latif MDTo cite this article: Junaid B. Jahangir PhD & Hussein Abdul-latif MD (2015):Investigating the Islamic Perspective on Homosexuality, Journal of Homosexuality, DOI:10.1080/00918369.2015.1116344To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2015.1116344Investigating the Islamic Perspective on HomosexualityJunaid B. Jahangir, PhDa and Hussein Abdul-latif, MDb Department of Anthropology,…

Women are also at risk of HIV in Lebanon

Kirsty Clark, a Masters of Public Health candidate at the Yale School of Public Health, spent May July 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon conducting research on how sexual stigma against women in Lebanon influences sexual healthcare. Kirsty conducted 21 interviews with NGO workers and physicians in the field of sexual health. Here is the abstract of…

Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health: Advancing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health in Lebanon

Hasan M. Abdessamad, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, and Omar Fattal, MD, MPH Abstract Lebanon is considered relatively liberal, but Lebanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals continue to face social and legal challenges. Homophobia is common among health-care providers. Only 50% of physicians in a study were willing to “tend the medical needs” of homosexuals. Homosexuality is still perceived…