Africa

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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I Am a Feminist. No, I Do Not Have a Vagina

19-year-old Ouma is brutally raped by police officers who are charged with the task of serving and protecting Kenyans. Nairobi County Governor Evans Kidero slaps Women Representative Rachael Shebesh to…

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Please Stop Killing Us!

Just how many lives need to be senselessly lost before we as human beings start treating each other better? How many families are we willing to destroy in the name…

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ILGA State Sponsored Homophobia Report – The Aid Conditionality Question

Last month, ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) released the 2014 State Sponsored Homophobia Report. You can read the report here. This report is a world survey…

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In Response to Mheshimiwa (Honourable) Irungu Kangata

On reading “Why Kenya Should Retainand Enforce its Anti-Gay Laws” by Mheshimiwa Irungu Kangata, I didn’t know whether to feel offended or laugh. As much as it was filled with…

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