Cynthia El Khoury

Cynthia received her master in public health with a concentration in health promotion and community health from the American University of Beirut. Her work in the many fields of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights started in 2008 when she compiled a referral list of “sex-positive” physicians that allowed queer women to safely navigate the sexually-shaming Lebanese medical system. Throughout the years, she pushed for the implementation of a more accurate language of sexual and public health, which instigated health practitioners, professionals, and even the broader public to adopt a new approach when dealing with issues of sex, practices, intimacy, and rights.