Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist.
Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist. He is a co-founder of HELEM, the first LGBT organization in the MENA region; board member and founder of MARSA, a comprehensive sexual health clinic in Beirut (Lebanon); founder and currently executive director of AFE, the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality, whose mission is to encourage and support activists working for sexual rights and gender equality in the MENA region.
AFE’s main activities are in capacity building to support a healthy culture of gender & sexual activism in the Arab world, regional networking, and security and protection. In addition, AFE maintains a resource center, where it conducts research on gender and sexuality across different countries of the MENA region.