In this post, you will find great Binyavanga Wainaina Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Living in South Africa and periodically coming back to Kenya, my relationship with officialdom in Kenya was just insane.
I’m extremely optimistic about rapid transformation and change of things in Africa in general.
The time we are living in is the greatest opportunity to be queer, and it is almost the most dangerous time because everything is up for grabs.
When I went to live in South Africa, I immediately began to understand what went wrong. Because here was a place supposed to be under apartheid – I arrived there in 1991 – but here a black person had more say and had more influence over his white government than an average Kenyan had over the Moi government.
I knew I didn’t want to come out in the ‘New Yorker‘; it just felt wrong. It needed an African conversation.
There is no country in the world with the diversity, confidence and talent and black pride like Nigeria.
What is astonishing is that globalised technology, like Whatsapp and Viber, really gives a lot of leeway to negotiating spaces and to keeping one’s identity. So people are able to be more receptive as a gay community to be part of an environment that is going to challenge the law.