Reading Time: 4 minutes “This city is not yours, it is not mine, it is theirs!” Says the rat-girl as she unleashes millions of rats and in her mind, her father’s memory. “Daddy, why rats?” Young rat girl whose father taught her how to control rats asks. “They are the lowest form of life… If rats have a purpose, so do we all.” Damn, I nearly shed tears.

It’s All Gender-Based Violence: Lets Review Kenya’s Generation Equality Roadmap to Ending GBV and FGM by 2026

Reading Time: 6 minutes Let’s Ask the Difficult Questions

Is it really possible to end GBV by 2026 and FGM by 2022? Of course not! In a country where the name feminism and gender equality sound like insults to women and men, how do we do that?

Second, where is these 23 million investments in gender equality and 1 million dollars in for research and innovation that Kenyatta promised?

How does Gemini Spice Magazine get it to advance women rights with the five-year plan we have designed? How does Sikimyii get it to create our GBV app and fund our research?

July is for…Feminist Power!!!

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am glad to be a feminist! I am proud that this Gemini Spice is a feminist magazine (btw we will be rebranding soon so our feminist energy can be felt through-out the website and our activities) and that we have and are on the way to giving a voice to the voiceless, rallying women to know our power, advancing women’s rights, reveal feminist literature and leave a legacy that future feminists will be proud to be associated with!

Unless We have Trans Rights, We Cannot Claim to Have Human Rights!

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this fucking stupidity that we find ourselves trapped in, we forget that everyone is just a human, who shits, who gets hungry and eats, who thirsts for water, who wants to belong to a community, who gets frustrated in traffic, who sins, who is trapped in a reality that is hard to accept, and who would like to consider themselves a good human being.

Representation of Queer People in Kenyan (and Afrikan) Movies Matters!

Reading Time: 2 minutes We need to realize that we need representation in the media, we need something to reflect to and realize we are not alone, that there are people just like “me”out here. Remember, they don’t teach this kind of love out here so we have to be patient with ourselves. Here are some films in a …

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A Belief Rooted In Ignorance Is As Dangerous As A Plague.

Reading Time: 5 minutes If there is anything that is not African, then it is the religions we so dearly hold onto. True African cultures celebrated diversity and promoted acceptance.

It is time for the new generation to wake up and uproot the tree of hate and discrimination planted by biased and uninformed traditions and religions. It is time to plant a new seed of knowledge, love, tolerance and understanding.

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