American Univesity of Beirut


  • ​The Equity/Title IX Office in collaboration with Dr. Brigitte Khoury from the department of psychiatry at AUBMC and Dr. Antoine Beayno from the Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health (LebMASH) held on Saturday, February 20, 2021, a training session/workshop entitled “Training in LGBTQ health: peer to peer support". The training aims to train and inform members of the Title IX Student Committee on issues related to mental health needs of LGBTQ, as well as communication skills, with a focus on empathy, listening, reflecting, and offering help or referrals.

  • The Sexual and Reproductive Health student subcommittee in collaboration with Dr. Faysal El Kak and Dr. Jocelyn Dejong from FHS organized a webinar entitled “Sexual and Reproductive Health awareness" on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The Sexual and Reproductive Health awareness webinar aims at addressing the timely critical issues related to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in Lebanon. The webinar will tackle misconceptions about certain sexual practices and promote knowledge about safe sex, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) as well as discuss current challenges in accessing SRH services in Lebanon from a public health perspective.

  • In celebration of the International Transgender Day of Visibility, which falls on the 31st of March, the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A+ Subcommittee in collaboration with the WISH Program organized a webinar on “Trans* and Transition: A Wholistic Care Approach" on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 PM with Dr. El Kak and Dr. Talih. This webinar aims at addressing critical issues related to transgender people. The webinar will raise awareness about the main struggles that transgender people face physically and psychologically. The webinar will also address the transitioning process and the available resources for transgender people in Lebanon.


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