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India’s decriminalisation of gay sex may have effects in Kenya

India’s decriminalisation of gay sex may have effects in Kenya

India’s decision to decriminalise homosexuality will have an effect in the African nation of Kenya. The Kenyan High Court has decided it will hear submissions against it’s laws because of the decision in India. Like India, the laws in Kenya were established while the country was under British rule. Earlier this year at the Commonwealth […]

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says LGBTI rights are not a priority

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says LGBTI rights are not a priority

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has argued that LGBTI rights are not covered under the umbrella of human rights, and Kenyans have no interest in acknowledging them. Speaking on CNN’s Amanpour the Kenyan President told respected veteran journalist Christine Amanpour that the Kenyan people had spoken on the issue when they introduced the country’s constitution. Highlighting that […]

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Kenyan official explains gay lions by blaming gay people

Kenyan official explains gay lions by blaming gay people

Kenya’s ‘moral policeman’ Ezekial Mutua has expressed concern about two male lions who were observed having sex in the Masai Mara game reserve and suggested that the should be separated. Ezekial Mutua, the chief executive of the Kenya Film Classification Board, said the pair must have been influenced after they viewed a human same sex couple […]

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Kenyan report claims homosexuality starts in primary schools

Kenyan report claims homosexuality starts in primary schools

A government report in Kenyan that was seeking to investigate the reasons why there were wide spread riots in high schools in 2016 has concluded that homosexuality and “devil worshiping” were to blame. After visiting 97 different schools and interviewing students, teachers and principals, the investigators have concluded that the perpetrators of the outbreaks of […]

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Obama calls on African nations to respect gay rights

Obama calls on African nations to respect gay rights

U.S. President Barack Obama has called on African nations to treat LGBT people equally. President Obama made the comments during a press conference in Kenya. It’s the first time a sitting US President has visited Kenya, the homeland of President Obama’s father. President Obama said that gay and lesbian people should be treated equally under […]

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Kenyan LGBT Rights Group Win Landmark Legal Victory

Kenyan LGBT Rights Group Win Landmark Legal Victory

Last week in Kenya, the High Court overturned a decision by that board overseeing non-governmental organisations that it cannot lawfully bar an LGBT human rights group from formally organising. The victory was awarded to National Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), whose Executive Director Eric Gitari attempted to register the organisation with The Non-Governmental […]

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Kenya: Gay Sex Illegal, Straight Wives Unlimited

Kenya: Gay Sex Illegal, Straight Wives Unlimited

The President of Kenya has passed a law allowing Kenyan men to marry as many women as they want, while gay sex remains illegal in the country. According to Agence France-Presse, President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the law yesterday. Same sex sexual acts are punishable with five to fourteen years imprisonment in the country. President Kenyatta […]

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Kenyan Clerics say Gay Rights Activism Should be Criminalized

Kenyan Clerics say Gay Rights Activism Should be Criminalized

The Kenya Muslim National Advisory Council (KEMNAC) has stated that gay rights activism is dangerous. Speaking at a press conference in Mombasa, officials from the organisation said that the country’s laws against homosexuality are not strong enough. “Parliament should enact punitive laws against homosexuality. It is not natural and should not be encouraged,” said KEMNAC […]

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