Kenyan Literary Icon Binyavanga - Gone But Not Forgotten

"Binyavanga Wainaina's name has featured predominantly in the newsreel, for his literary finesse and controversy alike. Wainaina gave voice to the LGBTQI+ community and the de-stigmatization of HIV, he was a living testament of both. By coming out, he had opened a can of worms and generated a divisive debate on what has always been regarded as a taboo subject in the African context", says James Kahongeh of the Daily Nation.

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Binyavanga Wainaina.


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