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Homophobia in Kenya: is a change going to come?

In 2013 90% of Kenyans were found to be against homosexuality. But a recent ruling by the country’s high court means that change may finally be on the way

Patrick Murage’s relatives have started to look at him oddly. He is 36, unmarried and no one can remember the last time he brought a girlfriend home.

“I am at the age where I am supposed to have a job, a family of my own, a wife, and children too,” he says. He does have a family though. A secret one. “I have been seeing someone for the past four years and we are thinking about moving in together.” Patrick thinks this someone might be the one, but sadly only close friends are able to celebrate this news with him.

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