The above-listed organisations commend the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) for the swift investigations into the brutal murder of Edwin Kiprotich Chiloba. The investigations have resulted in a confession, the arrest of five suspects and their arraignment at the Eldoret Law Courts. We laud their efforts to ensure that perpetrators of this heinous act are…

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galck+  stands strong with the LGBTQ+ people of Zambia and deeply condemns the recent developments. We have been following with concern the negative discourse recently, on sexual and gender minorities in the country following an event called the ‘Lusaka July’. While the sexual and gender minority community in Zambia was not part of or involved…

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On February 13th, 2022, our attention was directed to two online articles that were released with our name attached to them. The articles by Weekly Citizen and Citizen Witness state that GALCK is backing former Dagoretti MP Dennis Waweru for his bid in the Nairobi gubernatorial race.   We would like the Kenyan LGBTQ+ community to…

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This comes as a follow up on our last statement dated 23rd September 2021.  Our Emergency Security Response (ESR) team agreed to work with Club LA after a video posted online created panic in the larger LGBTQ+ community. Our vision as GALCK is to always create safe and enabling environments for the LGBTIQ+ community. We…

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On Friday night 17th September 2021 at around 7 pm an incident took place at club LA located in the CBD area. The next day, a video of the incident was shared online and circulated widely. On it, it showed commotion outside the club where a man was caught on camera throwing an enormous stone…

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It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Ali Anita Chege early morning of 31st August 2021 at The Coast General Hospital after a long-fought illness. Anita was a member of Pema Kenya, a Lookin In Looking Out (LILO) & Integrated Leadership Module (ILM) Facilitator, and a member of the Violence…

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This is to bring to your attention that we have been getting a rising number of blackmailing reports from members of the Lenana Cluster. We would like to notify members of LEHA, GKT, HOYMAS, ISHTAR MSM, QUEER HIVE, MPEG, and MWA to stay vigilant whenever they agree to get in contact with people they are…

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On May 19th, 2021, our attention was directed to a fake document that was released with our name attached to it. The document referred to the BBI ruling by Judge Joel Ngugi claiming that the judge was under fire for the ruling against the bill which doesn’t uphold or recognize the LGBTQ+ community. This document…

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The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya is joyful to join Kenyans and people all over the world in marking the 2021 International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). This impactful initiative was first created in 2004 to bring attention to the ongoing violence and discrimination towards the LGBTQ+ community. The date, May…

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