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, email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org Cole says working with some designers can be difficult as it can be when doing a fitting. A designer from Ghana told me I could not walk in his clothes because I don’t have six-packs." I’ve showcased for so many designers – Alieu Bah, Nani and I’m the only male model at Jojo 2 best. I did a magazine shoot for Ghana … [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