Beirut can be less difficult for an Arab to be openly gay than Dearborn, Michigan
Police are baffled as to the motive of the attackers, who are of Middle Eastern appearance and are thought to be Muslim.
“The leader of a small West African nation that receives American humanitarian aid has warned that any gay or lesbians found in his country will “regret” being born.
“And among the companions of the Prophet, they used to not even look at a man who shaved his beard for fear they may have desire for him.”
Alexandre Marcel, vice-president of the Comité Idaho, an NGO that organises the international day against homophobia and transphobia, said,”Five guys arrived and started hitting the bouncers. They said: “On the Koran, we’re going to kill you.”