Performers seek your help for LGBT refugees in Kenya

27 Mar

Ugandan LGBTs

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Gay-friendly Ugandan anthropologist and social science researcher Stella Nyanzi describes preparations for the March 28 performance that will raise money to help beleaguered Ugandan LGBTQ asylum seekers in Kenya. Below are photos of the living conditions of some of those Ugandan refugees in Kenya. 

Kanobana Mwanje Franco (Frank Kamya) prepares for the March 28 fundraiser. (Photo courtesy of Stella Nyanzi) Kanobana Mwanje Franco (Frank Kamya) prepares for the March 28 fundraiser. (Photo courtesy of Stella Nyanzi)

By Stella Nyanzi

Only a few hours are left to the Entertainment Fundraiser for Ugandan LGBTI asylum seekers currently lodged in different parts of Kenya. Kanobana Mwanje Franco, who is in charge of organising the fundraising event is trying out a brand new blonde wig, a silver necklace and attire for the performance.

“I will wear a silver six-inch high-heeled shoe and long black dress with a long slit up to my thigh while performing two gospel songs of Judith Babirye on stage,” Franco explained to me.

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