Gay Kenyans hope the courts that have protected them from violence might move to allow marriage equality.
Gay people say they can’t safely go to the police for help.
“When authorities establish that we are here, they always deport us.”
In a conservative society, social media is helping to make life bearable for the queer community.
My parents disowned me for years over my sexuality.
A special meeting was called to humiliate and fire me.
“Being intersex has never been easy, which explains why my parents decided to raise and register me as a female.”
"Whenever I explain to a potential partner that I am asexual, most decide to opt out of the relationship."
An underground church is welcoming LGBTQ people in a country where being gay is illegal.
The doctor told me that gays like me should rot in hell.
“We implore the UNHCR to act and protect our lives by evacuating us to a safe place immediately.”
Despite its long history of LGBTIQ culture, parts of Africa remain dangerous for the community.