Georges Azzi

Georges Azzi is an activist in HIV prevention and sexual health since 2002, one of the founders of Helem (the first LGBT organization in the Arab world), and gay activist since 2004. He managed and coordinated Helem activities from 2004 to 2009. He is also a board member and co-founder of MARSA, the first comprehensive sexual health clinic in Lebanon. Currently, he is the Executive Director and Founder of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality that works on building the capacity of activists working on gender and sexuality in the MENA, as well as offering security and protection programs for refugees and human rights defenders in the region.

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