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Queer BeirutAt will disrupt conventional anthropological premises about the contingent role that society and particular urban spaces have in facilitating the emergence of various subcultures within the cityFrom to Merabet made a series of ethnographic journeys to Lebanon during which he interviewed numerous gay men in Beirut Through their life stories Merabet crafts moving ethnographic narratives and explores how Lebanese gays inhabit and perform their gender as they formulate their sense of identity He also examines.

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The notion of ueer space in Beirut and the role that this city its class and sectarian structure its colonial history and religion have played in these people's discovery and exploration of their sexualities In using Beirut as a microcosm for the complexities of homosexual relationships in contemporary Lebanon ueer Beirut provides a critical standpoint from which to deepen our understandings of gender rights and citizenship in the structuring of social ineuality within the larger context of the Middle Ea.

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review æ Queer Beirut ¾ ➸ [Reading] ➺ Queer Beirut By Sofian Merabet ➭ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Gender and sexual identity formation is an ongoing anthropological conversation in both Middle Eastern studies and urban studies but the story of gay and lesbian identity in the Middle East is only ju Gender and sexual identity formatGender and sexual identity formation is an ongoing anthropological conversation in both Middle Eastern studies and urban studies but the story of gay and lesbian identity in the Middle East is only just beginning to be told ueer Beirut is the first ethnographic study of ueer lives in the Arab Middle East Drawing on anthropology urban studies gender studies ueer studies and sociocultural theory Sofian Merabet's compelling ethnography suggests a critical theory of gender and religious identity formations th.