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?
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Monrovia- Lights, camera and an elegant display of fashionable designs—Lamotar Modeling Agency says its fashion show at Tides on Saturday, August 3, will be none like many others. Tarus Cole, CEO of Lamotar, says the theme of the event, “A Diamond in the Dirt,” is meant to showcase and promote local designers/tailors who, most often, do not get credit for their work. … [Read more...] about A Diamond in the Dirt: Lamotar to lit runway on Saturday
email@example.com Monrovia – Solomon Joah Jr. – the dean of students at Soltiamon Christian School System who allegedly whipped a female student 130 lashes – might be a chip off the old block. Joah Jr. is the son of controversial separatist Baptist preacher, Saint Solomon Joah Sr., who has called for the jailing of people who are lesbian, gay bisexual and … [Read more...] about Like Father, Like Son?
By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Paynesville-Mohammed Kamara, on a break from one of his classes, walked into the seaside apartment of his friend in a clustered community of corrugated roofs for a nap. Then 17, Kamara, not his real name, was a newly minted high school graduate and a college freshman, studying public administration at a local university in … [Read more...] about LGBT Youth Lack Access to Social Protection in Liberia
Gboko Stewart in Collaboration with New Narratives Monrovia – It was a noisy Friday evening in November 2016 when a group of men banged on Johnson Browne’s door. Browne, not his real name, had just invited a friend into his rented house in a suburb outside the capital and, out of an abundance of caution, he locked the door. “Usually when I’m home, people … [Read more...] about Justice Remains Elusive for Liberia’s Sexual Minorities