Statements

GALCK Statement To Ezekiel Mutua and the Kenya Film Classification Board

12 Sep 2016

On the afternoon of 29th August, 2016, Ezekiel Mutua of the Kenya Film Classification Board, on social media released a statement about an alleged upcoming show. Mr Mutua alleged that the show in question, titled The Spread, would be “hosted by two lesbians.” The show would be hosted on What’s Good Networks (WGN) online broadcasting…

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GALCK Statement on State-Sanctioned Disruptions of Pride Celebrations in Uganda

05 Aug 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) is the national umbrella body for SOGIE organizations representing various lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex voices from across Kenya. Together we envision a safe and enabling environment for SOGIE organizations and individuals in Kenya.

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GALCK Statement on UN Resolution on SOGIE Independent Expert

05 Jul 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), a coalition of 16 member organisations working to prevent violence and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, welcomes the Human Rights Council resolution establishing an Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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GALCK Statement on Extrajudicial Executions in Kenya

04 Jul 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), a coalition of 16 member organisations working to prevent violence and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, stands in solidarity with all victims of extrajudicial executions and calls for accountability of the Kenya Police in their law enforcement activities.

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We Stand With Orlando

03 Jul 2016

On the morning of Sunday 12th June 2016, the world woke up to the tragic news that a gunman had opened fire and killed 50 people and left dozens of others severely injured at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Acts of hatred and violence are not unfamiliar to the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and…

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