A Step Towards Gender Equality.
Feb03

A Step Towards Gender Equality.

Apparently what unifies the clergy of major sects in Lebanon is the overzealous clench for power. For merely supporting civil marriage, one can be ostracized and be labelled as an apostate. The defense line for civil marriage supporters is that; the religious establishment have the monopoly to run our personal affairs by trying to block and threaten with divine wrath any alternative law that is attuned with International standards of...

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A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa
Jan29

A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa

Lebanon’s Grand Mufti has issued on Monday the 28th of January a fatwa whose sole aim is to decapitate one of the many marginalized rights the Lebanese citizens are missing. The fatwa came after the latest tactic the civil society adopted which included two couples attempting to register the first civil marriage on Lebanese soil through loopholes in the Lebanese legal system. Sheikh Qabbani’s statement on Dar...

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Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming
Sep17

Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming

You could never say that things are dull in the Middle East, but this last week has been a particularly eventful one for the region. As I’m sure you’re aware by now, a bunch of right-wing Christians and Jews united with a soft-porn director to create a shitty film about the “evils” of Islam, and the Muslims in the Middle East did not react well to its depiction of their prophet Muhammad. Outbreaks of violence...

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This Week Under “Spotlight”: 5 Recent Scandals The Lebanese Did Not Know That The Vatican Was Involved In
Sep14

This Week Under “Spotlight”: 5 Recent Scandals The Lebanese Did Not Know That The Vatican Was Involved In

So the pope has finally arrived to Lebanon, and for sure, the celebrations, the media coverage, the roads signs and the people have all created enough buzz about the event that no one in Lebanon can manage to stop hearing about it. The excitement that religious people hold has gone far beyond any public excitement I have ever witnessed in my life. Frankly, I do personally understand how sectarianism plays a role in overly exciting the...

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A Statement Concerning The Proposed “Anti-Pope Protest”
Aug30

A Statement Concerning The Proposed “Anti-Pope Protest”

Many members were invited to attend a “protest against the pope” in Lebanon. While we do agree that the Vatican as an institution has committed (and is still committing) endless errors and atrocities against non-theists and science, we find ourselves responsible to inform the public, especially the people committed to our community about the hazards and considerations which should be taken prior to any action which has the...

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