Tag Archives: Kenya

3 musicians challenge anti-LGBT hate in Africa

Three courageous African musicians recently spoke to NoStrings about their personal struggles and their use of music to combat homophobia in Africa, despite strong oppositions and death threats. The three musicians who spoke to NoStrings are Mista Majah P, an … Continue reading

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Confronting hatred: Surviving a murderous assault

This is the fourth in a series of articles about Kenyan LGBTI activist/ journalist Joseph Odero, targeted for assassination for his work on behalf of a murdered LGBTI teenager. After a nearly fatal attack in January, Odero needed a kidney … Continue reading

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Rescue young victim of anti-LGBTI violence

Brave LGBTI activist/journalist Joe Odero came close to death for challenging violently anti-LGBTI elements in Kenyan society. That made him a target for vicious criminals, powerful politicians and corrupt police officers. Now he needs your help to find refuge. In … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone who donated to save Joe Odero’s life

Thank you to all the generous donors who have made a kidney transplant possible for courageous Kenyan journalist/ activist Joe Odero. As you know, Joe needs a new kidney because he was attacked and nearly killed for his advocacy on … Continue reading

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Confronting hatred: 1 Kenyan, 1 American working together

This is the third of several articles about Kenyan LGBTI activist/journalist Joseph Odero, targeted for assassination for his work on behalf of murdered LGBTI teenager Muhadh Ishmael. Despite a nearly fatal attack in January, Odero testified in court about what … Continue reading

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Confronting hatred: How to react to an anti-LGBTI murder

This is the second of several articles about Kenyan LGBTI activist/journalist Joseph Odero, targeted for assassination for his work on behalf of a murdered LGBTI teenager. Despite a nearly fatal attack in January, Odero testified in court about what the … Continue reading

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Abusive anal exams get a thumbs-up from Kenyan judge

A judge in eastern Kenya has rejected a challenge to the legality of anal exams, even though they are widely understood to be abusive and ineffective as a means of proving or disproving allegations of homosexual activity. Today’s ruling by … Continue reading

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