Hamed Sinno is a Beirut-based musician, poet, graphic designer, and LGBTQ+ rights advocate. He has been the vocalist for Mashrouʼ Leila since 2008, and for The Butcherʼs Bride since 2017. He sits on the advisory board for the Artistic Freedom Center based in Los Angeles. His work explores the intersections of gender, race, and language. He writes and lectures about the convergence of music and social justice.