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World Pride: Binyavanga Wainaina on Gay Rights in Africa

Kenyan writer and one of "Time" magazine's 'most influential' people of the year, Binyavanga Wainaina, rocketed to the forefront of Africa's gay rights movement when he came out in his essay "I Am a Homosexual, Mum". 

He also comments on the changes happening in Africa, and his commitment to being a positive force in the developments. "Africa is going through an amazing time. Both turbulent, terrible but moving," he says. "Change is in the air, and I want to be inside those changes."


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