Kenyan author and gay rights activist dies at 48

Kenyan author and gay rights activist dies at 48

Award winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina has died in Nairobi after an illness at the age of 48. Wainaina won the Caine Prize for African writing in 2002 and was best known around the world for his satirical essay How to Write About Africa. Wainaina was also named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2014 for his gay rights activism.

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Plumer
Plumer 1 year

An illness was it? It was AIDS wasn't it?

Mike Clark
Mike Clark 1 year

He died of an illness because he had aids. So, he died because of aids.

Kramo
Kramo 1 year

What are gay rights?

Gedorrah
Gedorrah 1 year

gay african man ridicules clichès, dies of aids.

plastic African
plastic African 1 year

Why are you gay?

Drago5313
Drago5313 1 year

Why is that news?

consistency
consistency 1 year

holy crap, and you guys disparage me? what disgusting people.

ffcSquall
ffcSquall 1 year

He became the very thing he swore to destroy.

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