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Grindr Ban: Lebanese Courts Restrict LGBTQ+ Rights

A few weeks ago Ogero, the ministry of telecommunications operated internet service provider (ISP), blocked Grindr, a popular gay online dating application, due to a court order from the general disciplinary judge Marie Abou Mourad, which stated that the application “secures romantic and sexual liaisons for homosexuals and bisexuals.” The most recent court order comes …

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Statement: Block of Grindr App in Lebanon

On Friday, January 18th, reports indicated that Grindr, a popular online dating application used by LGBTI individuals, had been blocked on the 3G and 4G mobile data networks of Alfa and Touch. After contacting both companies, a representative from Touch Lebanon informed us that the Ministry of Telecommunications had ordered the block. A trusted anonymous …

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