Africa / Commentary

Support ailing gay Kenyan author, but beware of scams

Popular Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, recently hospitalized after suffering a stroke, needs help paying his medical bills. His friends and fans have launched fundraising appeals to provide him with financial assistance, but some scam artists apparently have taken advantage of the situation to launch fraudulent fund drives. Shortly after news of Wainaina’s hospitalization spread, the … Continue reading

Africa / Europe

Honors for African LGBTI heroes at London Pride

Press release, modestly edited: London Pride 2015 The African LGBTI organisation Out and Proud Diamond Group celebrated African LGBTI Heroes during London Pride 2015. The group honored people who have stood up against anti-gay environments and regimes in Africa. Some of these heroes lost their lives during the struggle to liberate us and others against … Continue reading