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Let us not allow 'a Gay Girl in Damascus' to discredit all blogging

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

It was clearly the moment traditionalists and new-media sceptics were eagerly anticipating; for as soon as it emerged that the blog known as 'A Gay Gi...

Top 5 Reasons The Media Fell For 'A Gay Girl In Damascus'

Foreign Policy | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

It has to be said: The life of Amina Arraf was a good story. On a website called "Gay Girl in Damascus," this purportedly Syrian-American lesbian blog...

Grad Student Says Sorry For "Gay Girl in Damascus" Hoax

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.13.2011 | College

LONDON — A 40-year-old American man living in Scotland said Monday he's sorry for posing as a Syrian lesbian blogger who offered vivid accounts ...

Man Behind 'Kidnapped' Lesbian Syrian Blog Hoax Speaks Out

Posted 08.13.2011 | World

An American man living in Scotland is speaking out after being revealed to be the true author of a blog purportedly written by a lesbian Syrian-Americ...

Lesbian Syrian Blogger A Hoax

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | World

CAIRO — A new entry Sunday in a blog purportedly by a lesbian Syrian-American living in Damascus asserted that the entire saga was a hoax, suppo...