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
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By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia-Mohammed Sheriff (not his real name) still remembers the day his mother disowned him when she discovered her first child was gay. “She asked me to moved out and said I was no longer her son,” he said. “She said she can’t have a child who’s into such sexual behavior.” Petite in height, Sheriff, 22, who had … [Read more...] about Gay man struggles to survive in Liberia amid beating and bullying
By Gboko Stewart, email@example.com Monrovia-When November Cole walked into a hall to audition as a model for the Runway Liberia fashion show 2017, it did not occur to him he would be chosen automatically without cat-walking for the judges. “It was the first audition I went for,” he says. “When I went for the audition, it was so funny—the lady saw me and told me … [Read more...] about Modeling with brains: November Cole struts the runway with storm
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?
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