Portraits of Intersex Persons in Kenya [PHOTOS]


SEE persons from the intersex community in Kenya and read their stories. [CNN] [caption id="attachment_717" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Ryan Muiruri (left) and John Karanja (right), are both intersex men and activists in Kenya, a country with a strong Christian population. “I could find some pastors talking to me, “God had a reason to create you as a girl,” Ryan says. “But...





Born In Between: The Challenges of Intersex People in Kenya


WATCH: Victoria Rubadiri interviews James Karanja and Ryan Muiruri of the Intersex Persons Society of Kenya (IPSK) [embed]https://youtu.be/jX_krtp-cw0?t=2[/embed]





Bar Gays From Involving Trans People In Their Battles – Trans Lady Begs Court


A Kenyan transgender woman   has filed a petition at the country’s High Court seeking to have gays, lesbians, and bisexuals barred from including Transgender people in the gay rights campaigns. Audrey Mbugua, argues that the continued inclusion of transsexuals by gay people in their struggle for equality has made them (Transgender people) suffer the same stigma associated with sexual orientation....





#OurStories: Nelly Samz on being Intersex in Kenya


My name is Nelly Samz. I am from Mombasa and I identify as intersex. As an intersex person living in Kenya, we go through a lot of challenges especially in terms of education, employment and in interacting with other members of the community. Growing up, one of the many challenges I faced was having to wear the school uniform. People...