Author: Nyarwek

Growing up, nobody ever told me that love could be queer.   All around me, I saw men and women in love, dying for love and making sacrifices in the name of love but I never saw two women representing the type of love I felt and at that time, I was an outcast. I still am only that currently, I embrace my dissidence like a second...

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  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */   The case is being heard by a three Judge bench. Yesterday's proceedings focused on Statement of the expert Witness Dr. Lukoye Atwoli, associate professor of Psychiatry at Moi University on fundamental issues of * Sexual orientation : Is it a choice or inborn * Science on the area...

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    CASE BACKGROUND   In 2016, the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), and the Nyanza, Rift Valley and Western Kenya Network (NYARWEK) together with partners filed petitions 150 & 234 of 2016 respectively, at the high court.   These petitions challenge the constitutionality of sections 162 a), c) and 165 of the Penal Code of Kenya. The Petitions ask...

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There is so much taboo around anal sex and even just talking about is uncomfortable. Still as part of SRHR, we are here to learn about anal intercourse, what works and what doesn't, how it's done, the health risks associated with it and the many precautions one can take. Like most sexual activities, anal sex carries the risk of passing on sexually transmitted infections from one...

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MUSLIM AND GAY COMING OUT STORY   “When I came out, no one threw stones, and no one tried to convert me as I had expected. However, there were some worried voices around how it may impact on my happiness and life. Am glad I have had a positive experience up to now.   However, there is still no dialogue about being an LGBTI and Muslim – it’s...

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Apply for the following internship programs at VOICES OF WOMEN IN WESTERN KENYA Trans VOLUNTEER Finance Intern intern Programs        Application for BASELINE SURVEY Consultant at  VOICES OF WOMEN IN WESTERN KENYA TOR BASELINE SURVEY    ...

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Theme:Step Up for HIV Prevention. Thanks to all partners who made the annual world Aids Day a success. We were able to successfully commemorate World Aids Day in Kisumu,Kakamega,Bungoma and Vihiga County. Below are some of the photos from the activity. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ WAD kakamega WAD kisumu WAD kisumu WAD kakamega WAD kakamega blood pressure...

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16Days of Activism 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was initiated in 1991 by the first Women's Global Leadership Institute, held by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University.   Theme:Together we can end Gender Based violence...

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  Over the years, there has been rumors within private settings that Catholic Priests could be Gays considering the environment in which they operate both as a Deacon and once Ordained as a Priest. They take pride in living a celibacy life, signifying purity and holiness and I being a Catholic too and a staunch one, having been an altar boy, I relate more to these...

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