We are back! In this episode we investigate how the Ugandan government has been using fear around the pandemic to target the LGBTQ community. We ask, in… Read more “How Are You Doing?”
“Closets are for clothes.”
Yet we say that a queer person who hasn’t come out is in the proverbial closet. In this episode, we share African coming out stories entrusted to us. This is the high we all need as we go on break.
Do share your coming out stories with us in the comment section. 🙂
A queer woman named K travels to visit family in Somalia. After a few weeks, she disappears. Her friends back home in Minneapolis feared the worst and set out to find her and bring her home.
It all began with a call for pitches on the AfroQueer social media pages which turned into a full-blown quest to find the filmmaker behind one of the first feature-length LGBTQ+ films ever made in West Africa.
Ostracized by his family in Uganda for being gay, a lonely Gibson leaves for Kenya after he survives an attempted acid attack.
In this episode we journey with Tshepo Ricki Kgositau through her experience of gender transitioning that led to her finally living fully in her true identity.
What happens when our own truths are subjected to constant medical tests and public scrutiny? Female athletes singled out for sex testing and the unnecessary testosterone therapy stay defiant and we love it!
In this episode, we investigate why laws that criminalize homosexuality in Kenya exist and why activists with support of the LGBTQ+ community are fighting hard to get rid of them.
We meet Selly Thiam, our host, and FannyAnn Eddy—a Sierra Leonean lesbian activist murdered in 2004.
Born out of resistance, has Johannesburg Pride evolved into a capitalist, middle class, mostly-white affair?