As we talk, a year-old transgender woman named Tony walks into the room, setting a navy blue and white Apex purse down on the bed. Retrieved 8 May Some have been here for months, even years. They walk a thin line between advocacy — necessary to elicit money for rent or for food in order to survive — and anonymity.
Among those who came out or were outed to their family members, 89 percent reported that they were disowned.
During the review, Kenya stated:. Josephine ran, but slipped, bloodying her hands and knees. Nairobi police chief Philip Ndolo told The Associated Press that the refugees were arrested for their own protection. The Constitution of Kenya,  which took effect 27 Augustdoes not expressly protect the rights of LGBTI persons because, according to the experts who drafted the constitution, a majority of Kenyans would have rejected the constitution in the referendum to adopt it.
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They often face arbitrary arrest, are often detained at the police stations, subjected to But Kenya is no safe haven for a gay person: and unnecessary harassment by the police who extort money from them and are only released after bribing their way out.
But currently there is serious opposition to decriminalizing same-sex relationships. They had warned that a closely watched High Court ruling last month upholding the criminalization of gay sex would bring a backlash against the LGBT community.
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This house — along with a handful of apartments like it — is where they wait. Article 31 of the Constitution of Kenya provides that, "Every person has the right to privacy The day before the non-existent wedding, a press conference condemning the wedding was held by Sheikh Ali Hussein, regional coordinator of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya , together with Bishop Lawrence Chai, regional representative of the National Council of Churches of Kenya.
But that can cause problems when it comes time to tell their stories to the UN and other officials who have the power to decide whether their claims of persecution have merit.