Some cities are seeing thousands of infections every month.
It’s time to stop tolerating stigma – our lives depend on it
Hate is killing too many LGBTIQA+ people.
Kenyans demand presidential hopefuls clarify their LGBTIQA+ position
Homosexuality remains illegal in the African nation.
African boy band star Chimano comes out, speaks up for gay rights
"Our rights are human rights."
Kenyan government attempts to ban gay students from boarding schools
The Minister of Education argued that the move is aimed at protecting the heterosexual majority of students.
The 6 safest African countries for LGBTIQA+ life and tourism
These countries have seen increasing numbers of LGBTIQA+ visitors and refugees.
Botswana top court upholds ruling to decriminalise homosexuality
The country is among just a handful of African nations to scrap homophobic laws.
Bold LGBTIQA+ pastors fighting discrimination in Kenyan churches
These brave church leaders are challenging religious exclusion.
Queer refugees face uncertain future as Kenya set to close camps
Hundreds of refugees may be forced to return to their dangerous countries of origin.
New laws spark fear among LGBTIQ community in Ghana
A new bill would further criminalise queer people and activism.
Kenyan advocates form groups to fight for LGBTQ community rights
The organisations have given the community a sense of pride and safety.
Courts turn saviour for oppressed Kenyan LGBTQ community
Gay Kenyans hope the courts that have protected them from violence might move to allow marriage equality.
‘Terrified and disturbed’: Kenyan police accused of homophobic abuse
Gay people say they can’t safely go to the police for help.
‘A death ticket’: Persecuted gay Ugandans seek refuge in Kenya
“When authorities establish that we are here, they always deport us.”
Social media providing safe spaces for oppressed Kenyan gays
In a conservative society, social media is helping to make life bearable for the queer community.
Disowned for being gay: Fighting family rejection and winning
My parents disowned me for years over my sexuality.