Author: Anthony Oluoch

A Plea to the African Group at the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly

Resolution 32/2 adopted by the Human Rights Council on 30th June 2016 was a huge victory for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. It called on the protection against violence…

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Dear Dr. Kigwangalla,

I write to you as a fellow proud African. A citizen of your neighbour country, Kenya. A person who has visited and loves the beauty that your country has to…

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There is a New Political Party in Town

I’m not one for political commentary. It’s the second time now that I say that. I think that means that I can call myself a novice political commentator…but I digress….

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Dear Black Lives Matter – Toronto…

Earlier today, I posted a video on Facebook of a lady talking about being an immigrant in (I believe) the United States. In it she says something that I considered…

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Unite Us, Mr. President

Dear Mr. President, I am not one for political commentary, which is really silly seeing as words are the only way I know how to express myself, but I feel…

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Don’t Tell Gay People How to Mourn

I edited the original poem by the brilliant Dominick Pupa to apply to the Kenyan context. At the time, we were expecting the ruling in the anal testing case which…

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Love Always, Every Day, Forever, Wins

Why are we so shaken today? It is because we are so used to living with fear, we are so used to the little put-downs so often described as “jokes”….

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