Everyone has a love story. From our parents, to our friends, to the teenage boys and girls in school. I do have my love stories but that is a story for another day. This post has been inspired by the love stories that I am now witnessing thanks to greater freedom and acceptance in the … More My Kenyan gay love story
The other day, I was having drinks with two friends, Stan and Jay and as usual, we talked about lots of things. The range of topics varied from politics, careers, relationships to sexuality. Jay is queer and in a committed relationship. As for Stan, I will not even go there. He is not so sure about … More To talk about it or not
Call me naive. I didn’t start exploring my sexuality until I was a bit older. By older I mean after I turned 18. You must be wondering where I was all my teenage life. Its interesting how young people these days have done it all by the time they are 16. You will note that … More Wanderings of meeting people
Peter and I met on our first day in high school. We were both innocent and came from different places, I coming from near the capital and him from Western Kenya. The choice of our first meeting venue was not of my own making but incidentally, it was in the boys changing rooms, as we … More A trip down memory lane; part II (Story of Peter)
This is the second and final part of my Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace opinion. You can read the part one here. Again, this is just my opinion on Binyavanga’s coming out and the preceding events. In this last post, I want to comment on the documentary ‘We Must Free Our Imaginations’ which you should all have seen. … More Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace (Part II)
This is not news anymore. Binyavanga Wainaina came out in the most literary article I have ever come across in my life here. That was on January 19, 2014, that is why it is no longer news. His coming out coincided with his 43rd birthday and according to him, in a television interview (#theTrend), that … More Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace (Part I)
Happy New Year everyone! Ok, it is no longer new! I mean January is already over and we are all back on our feet, at least most of us. It takes a while for the rest of us. I am glad that I am done dealing with the holiday blues that take ages for me … More Hiatus is over!