Posts Tagged: Alexis Okeowo

Notable NYC: 11/4–11/10

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 9/30–10/6

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Acclaimed African Author Comes Out as Gay

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Supporters of African LGBT rights were so relieved about Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni’s veto of an anti-gay bill that they were nearly blindsided when Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan’s signed a similar bill into law.

The law prompted Binyavanga Wainaina, a prominent Kenyan author who also spends a lot of time in Lagos, Nigeria’s capital, to share something his wide readership did not know: he is gay.

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