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.”

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Get to Know all About Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina (born 18 January 1971) is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.

Binyavanga Wainaina was born in Nakuru in Rift Valley province. He attended Moi Primary School in Nakuru, Mangu High School in Thika, and Lenana School in Nairobi. He later studied commerce at the University of Transkei in South Africa.

His debut book, a memoir entitled One Day I Will Write About This Place, was published in 2011. Continue reading