By Oliver Weeks Margibi–Throughout her stay in her parents’ house in Kakata, Margibi County, Renelle Bartee, 23, endured excruciating circumstances due to her gender identity. Renelle, a trans woman whose name has been changed to protect her identity, said she often bore the brunt of scorn and abuse from her family members. “Some of my siblings grew angry … [Read more...] about Trans Woman, Gay Man Battle Family Neglect and Violence
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Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia– Liberians have voted to elect a new set of leaders who would oversee the country's affairs for the next six and nine years, respectively. For the underground LGBT community, access to justice, healthcare, protection, respect of basic human rights continue to be issues that those seeking elected offices are … [Read more...] about Access to Justice Remains Top Concern for LGBTQ+ Community in Elections
Dear Readers: I jeh [just] laugh. This statement in Liberian parlance means one is at a total loss for words when something unbelievable happens. It is not meant to be comedic or understood in that context. About two months ago, my team pooled ideas around for a story. Our original story was to look at the success of the introduction of the HIV … [Read more...] about Letter from the Curator: I Jeh Laugh!
Gboko Stewart, email@example.com Monrovia - A tense standoff meeting between lawyers representing Dominic Bropleh and the Executive Director of the National AIDS Commission could be one of the reasons he was pushed to the edge to attempt suicide, multiple sources have told journalRAGE. A month ago, Dominic Bropleh accused FHI360 of outing his HIV status when it … [Read more...] about Tense Standoff Pushed FHI360’s ‘Outing’ Victim to Suicidal Attempt, Sources Say
Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Monrovia - Dominic Bropleh, the man who accused FHI360 of outing his HIV status attempted to commit suicide yesterday evening, journalRAGE has gathered. Bropleh, according to sources on the scene, was found unresponsive near the bathroom with a ton of pills ranging from Omeprazole, Aspirin, Amoxicillin, Ampicilin-Cloaxcillin, … [Read more...] about FHI360’s ‘Outing’ Victim ‘Attempts’ Suicide