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Response to Kenya upholding ban on gay sex

Press  |  24.05.19

Co-Founder Bahiru Shewaye was quoted in The Guardian’s coverage of the Kenyan High Court’s decision to uphold the country’s ban on gay sex. 

“The judgment is very sad but I am genuinely happy the Kenyan LGBTI movement came this far,” said Bahiru Shewaye, founder of the Ethiopian LGBT advocacy and campaigning organisation House of Guramayle, on Friday 

“As I have said to my Kenyan rainbow family, they are visible and their existence is acknowledged. The fight is not over.”

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