A documentary reflecting the issues of 'Being gay in Kenya' is in the pipeline and with it, producers say they want to break the myth that gays and lesbians do not exist in the country, as believed by some members of society.
Comprising of first hand experiences of gay Kenyans, the documentary reveals issues of homophobia, stereotyping and stigma in a society in which the majority feel that homosexuality is unAfrican and unbiblical. In the documentary, some participants reveal how they have had to stay in the closet for fear of being identified as gay, while others are said to live double lives in order to fit into society. Others talk of the many gatherings often held, populated by respectable members of society, such as teachers, lawyers and even politicians..
As reported on Behind the Mask. Click here to read more.