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Kenya Lgbt Rights

LGBT Kenyans Repeatedly Attacked By Mobs, But Police Do Little

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A new report by Human Rights Watch and a local rights watchdog says mobs in Kenya's coastal region have repeatedly attac...

Obama Speaks Out For LGBT Rights In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.25.2015 | Politics

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'No Room' For Gays In Kenya, Deputy President Says

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Homosexuality is illegal in socially conservative Kenya * Comments likely to irk Kenya's liberal Western donors * US S...

Great News For Kenya's LGBT Community

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In a move that has stirred the anger of Kenya’s anti-gay Christian groups and sparked celebration by pro-gay clergy, the nation...

Queer Rights in Kenya: A Conversation With Njeri Gateru

Randal Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Randal Mason

When asked about the recent progress of Kenya's LGBT movement, Njeri Gateru doesn't hesitate to answer with the word "visibility." Ms. Gateru is one of 500 fellows taking part in the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative. IREX is pleased to share her story.

A Gay Kenyan's Gang Rape (Part 1): The Blessing

Nick Mwaluko | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nick Mwaluko

On the morning of Dec. 11, 2007, Anthony Adero decided to leave his hometown forever and head to the capital, because he wanted to kiss a man for the first time in his life.