My ghost In this episode, we’ve collaborated with Logan February and turned their essay into an audio short story. We first heard the Nigerian non-binary poet and… Read more “Season Four: Episode 5”
2021 has been a really rough year for Ghana’s LGBTQI people. Police raided and shut down a queer community center in Accra; 21 people attending a paralegal workshop in the city of Ho were arrested and locked up for 21 days before the case was dropped; and eight MPs have come up with draft legislation that, if adopted, makes it a crime just to be queer or a queer ally. But the LGBT community are fighting back – with a #KilltheBill campaign
Edem Robby, a Ghanaian filmmaker, reports on what’s been happening and why – and, in a rare interview, she sits down with some of the so-called Ho 21 to hear the horrifying story of their arrests.
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.
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.
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.