By Gboko Stewart, email@example.com Monrovia-Rocheforte Jones, (not his real name), walked into a fence in the quiet suburb of Sinkor to celebrate a friend’s 33rd birthday on Saturday, November 9, when he and others were stoned, beaten and severely wounded by community members over suspicion that they were “gays.” “It was a birthday party, not an LGBT party,” said … [Read more...] about Monrovia party goers stoned and beaten over suspicion of being gay
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?
By Gboko Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org Logo of PSI. Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia Monrovia-It was a rainy Saturday morning when lanky Mitch Johnson (not his real name) was chased and beaten in a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Monrovia for being gay. Johnson, 31, said he was recovering from an operation of appendicitis when he and some friends huddled in a … [Read more...] about Did PSI abandon victims of homophobic attack?
Monrovia-The Liberian transgender community is in a state of shock over the passing of trans socialite, Cute White. I worked very closely with Cute on some community activities and projects. She was dedicated not only to her work but also to the improvement of the lives of trans women in and around Liberia,” Karishma Richards-Kwofie, TNOL executive director Ms. Cute … [Read more...] about Transgender Community Mourns Loss of Cute White
Monrovia- Held at the Tides Bar and Restaurant, overlooking the roaring and splashy waves of the Atlantic Ocean, Lamotar Modeling Agency on Saturday August 3, 2019, unveiled fashionable designs by talented Liberian designers. Courtesy of Lamotar Courtesy of Lamotar Courtesy of Lamotar Courtesy of Lamotar Courtesy of Lamotar Courtesy of … [Read more...] about A Diamond In The Dirt – Pictorial Display