Nigerian model becomes the first trans contestant in a beauty pageant

Transgender Nigerian woman Veso Golden Oke, age 25, is competing in a beauty pageant in Ghana alongside other women. From the African Human Rights Media Network By Mike Daemon In Africa, trans people are subjected to frequent abuse and discrimination on the basis of their gender identity. Yet Oke, a model who lives openly as a trans woman in Ghana, has been allowed by the organizers to compete in the 2019 edition of the Miss Europe Continental, occurring this month in Ghana. She is now officially recognized as the first…

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Gabrielle’s ‘Under My Skin’ UK and Ireland Tour

Gabrielle has announced a UK & Ireland Headline tour for April & May 2019 including a date at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (full dates below). This will be the first time that Gabrielle has performed in Ireland for over 10 years! Gabrielle will be performing both songs from her new album and showcasing her signature hits; http://www.gabrielle.co.uk/tour/ ‘Under My Skin’ was released this July and charted in the UK charts at #7, her highest charting release since ‘Rise’ topped the charts in 2000. ‘Under My Skin’ is Gabrielle’s first studio album in 11 years and marks 25 years since the release of her debut single,…

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