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September 26, 2006


Does this mean Tribalism is losing influence or is it just temporarily in abeyance?


A Lebanese friend wrote me a charming story. Helem (http://www.helem.net/) is a Beirut-based Arab gay civil rights organization.

It has an office, computers and phones. During the war, it served as a work nexus for relief efforts. Shia women in modest dress worked next to tanned young men wearing earings and shorts. There was work to be done.

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