Kenyans’ View(s) on Binyavanga Wainaina’s revelation that He’s “gay”

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

In an article published in The CHRONIC, a South African website, titled; I am a homosexual mum. Binyavanga Wainaina writes a letter to his mother, revealing his long kept secret,

“Nobody, nobody, ever in my life has heard this. Never mum.”

Being a high-profile literary figure in Africa, Binyavanga’s revelation elicited sharp reactions on Twitter; some calling homosexuality un-African, embarrassing and wicked but others were supportive, commending his decision to ‘come out’ as brave. Here’s a sample:

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