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Ben Curtis, APKenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.

Gays in Kenya protest against Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill

Monday, February 10, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya - Gays and lesbians in Kenya have joined a global effort to protest against an anti-homosexuality bill passed by Uganda's parliament and now in the hands of the country's president. [ Read more → ]
BBCBinyavanga Wainaina

Kenyan author comes out as gay in response to anti-laws in Africa

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Binyavanga Wainaina, the African author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, has announced he is gay to protest laws criminalizing homosexuality on the continent. [ Read more → ]
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Same-sex marriage was a leading international concern throughout 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
In terms of the news -- international reporting -- this was the year of same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage (or 'marriage equality' or 'gay marriage') was a leading international concern -- whether in the West or raised as a chimeric threat, particularly in Africa. [ Read more → ]
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Report: Kenyan gay men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf countries

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
A Kenyan gay magazine has exposed male sex trafficking between Kenya and the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Identity magazine says that gay and bisexual Kenyans are being lured from universities with promises of jobs only to end up as sex slaves. [ Read more → ]
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Kenya police arrest 5 suspected homosexuals in raid on gay wedding

Saturday, February 13, 2010
Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding. A police official said two of the men had been found with wedding rings, attempting to get married, in the Kikambala beach... [ Read more → ]
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