In Kenya, some Muslim leaders reject the idea of embracing LGBTQI people as part of their flock, citing religious scripture as the foundation for their intolerance, but how does Islam really view matters of sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression?
New research from the University of Nairobi shows that children who grow up without fathers are more likely to end up in crime. Meet the man who has gone from working with some of Nairobi’s most wanted gangs to reforming and vowing that his son will never have a father like his.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation and Hivos East Africa workshop included 10 journalists and 10 activists from Kenya and Uganda.
Taboom Founding Director Brian Pellot hosted a workshop, panel and networking session on Investigating LGBTQI+ issues at the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
This panel brings together journalists and activists from four African nations to discuss challenges in covering religion and LGBTQI+ issues in their communities.
Pellot presented on traditional and social media engagement strategies at the Global Religions Convening in Nairobi, Kenya, June 17-19, 2017.
MOMBASA, Kenya — Members of Mombasa’s LGBTI community discuss the pain and pleasure of coming out to friends, family and society at large.
NAIROBI — Ryan Muiruri is an intersex activist fighting for the official recognition of a third gender option in Kenya. Church leaders across the country oppose the campaign.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Protesters have called for tactics ranging from throwing rotten eggs at the president to encouraging sex workers to march naked in the streets during his visit.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The nation’s highest court ruled that refusing to register a gay rights organization infringed on the constitutional rights of free association for LGBT Kenyans.