Growing Up LGBT In Africa

Five short films as part of None on Record digital media and documentation project. Interviewes with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons working and living in Kenya. They talked to lawyers, chefs, scientists, activists about their experience growing up LGBT in Africa.

Part 1: Executive Chef Kendi Magiri shares her story of coming out to her family in Kenya. 

Part 2: Njeri Gateru, Legal Officer at the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (Kenya) shared her story of why she became a lawyer and coming to terms with her sexuality as a young person. 

Part 3: Lorna Dias, Executive Coordinator of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya talks about growing up and coming out as lesbian in Kenya.

Part 4: Cleopatra Kambugu talks about being outed in a tabloid newspaper in Uganda and how that impacted her career as a scientist.

Part 5: Kenyan LGBT Activist Solomon Wambua talks about coming out to his mother and the challenges LGBT people face when telling family members about their sexuality.

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