Mohamad Abdouni discusses his new book documenting the untold stories of 11 trans women living in Beirut, which rewrites the queer history of a war-torn city.
From in-depth essays to on-the-ground reporting in communities stretched across the globe, here are the pieces we’re most proud of this year.
As the Lebanese capital grapples with the aftermath of that devastating explosion, a group of skaters are fighting to save their community.
Our latest print instalment is about people on the move – all of whom are actively working to change the world around them.
After Mashrou’ Leila had a gig cancelled following pressure from ‘homophobic’ Christian groups, thousands flocked to The Palace Beirut to take action.
In the face of hatred and persecution, a collective of drag queens have carved out a community within the city: one that refuses to bow to fear.
Beirut-based photographer Natalie Naccache steps inside a creative space with big ambitions in Lebanon's capital: to become a free university for fashion.
Huck’s latest film comes from Beirut, home to Lebanon’s first Roller Derby team, where a tightknit crew of female pioneers are determined to build something together.
Through a series of interactive performance pieces, art collective Dictaphone Group is fighting for the one thing Lebanon is lacking: public space.
The defiant flames of the Arab Spring are still burning in Beirut, thanks to The Outpost: an independent magazine that believes change is always possible.
The local and international bands that soundtrack Roller Derby Beirut - profiled in Huck’s Defiance Issue.
The Defiance Issue traces a jagged line across the globe, picking up voices of rebellion along the way.