The year is 1884. The Kingdom of Buganda has a new King, Kabaka Mwanga II. He is a teenager and everybody’s talking about him, his sexuality, and the young men in his court.
In 2016 two women meet and fall in love, online. They live on different continents, and the choices they make will bring them together or force them apart.
Coming out to a parent can be tough. In this episode AfroQueer shares a slice of queer African fiction, to bring you courage.
One night in Marrakech, a woman called Manal crashes her car, and when the police are called to the scene, they do everything but help her.
In this episode, we tell you a bit about why we do what we do! We are excited to bring you this rebroadcast from an interview with… Read more “The Joy and The Privilege”
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.