Monrovia -An online fundraising organized to help the transgender community in Liberia has netted over CAD$400 in support of the transgender community in Liberia. A snapshot of the goFundMe page The fundraising, organized by Canadian graphic designer and filmmaker, Raymond Helkio, was based on a plea from the executive director of the Trans Network of Liberia, … [Read more...] about Fundraising nets support for Trans community in Liberia
Liberia is in a crisis. It is a crisis that is not unique to mankind but Liberia, like many countries on the continent and beyond, continues to live in a state of denial, pretending that it is not so. This crisis border on the treatment of Liberia’s sexual and gender minorities. This unprecedented denial and feigned blindness have led to the violation of … [Read more...] about Editorial: Liberia’s existential human rights crisis must be nipped in the bud
Monrovia- UNAIDS & the LGBT+ Foundation have launched the global LGBTI Survey on Happiness, Sex and Well-being. The survey seeks to generate evidence to better understand the socioecological environment of the LGBTI communities around the world and help direct advocacy and decision making in preventing HIV infections. The survey aims to inform how various factors (e.g. … [Read more...] about What is it like being LGBT in Liberia?
Nearly a fortnight ago, Liberia’s gay community celebrated the closure of pride month at a discreet location. So discreet that it called for sexual minorities and allies to clad themselves in black to celebrate the passing of many—some of whom had died from AIDS, suicide, rape, hate crimes, discrimination , lack of access to adequate health care, lack of access to social … [Read more...] about EDITORIAL: Liberia’s LGBT Community Deserves Respect of Its Pride