On Feb. 23, 2023, the Kenyan Spreme Court ruled to permit the registration of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender and queer associations. Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya. The video records bold Kenyan legislators speaking out against the ruling.
Speaking to an interdenominational thanksgiving service in Nandi County on Sunday, March 19, President William Ruto noted that the Constitution and Kenyan traditions and culture only allow opposite-sex relationships and that the agenda was being "forced onto the country."
Protests against President Ruto have erupted condemning his stand against LGBTQ rights.
A graph with religious affiliations of Kenyans as of 2019 is here. The segments are as follows: Protestant - 33.4%, Roman Catholic - 20.6%, Evangelical - 20.4%, Muslim 10.9%, other - 13.1% and atheist - 1.6%. English and Swahili are the most common languages spoken.Read more Read more Background Countries where homosexuality is illegal