Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina: ‘I want to be exhausted at the end of my trip’

The best-known Kenyan writer of his generation–and an openly gay African–reveals why he’s so passionate about Africa

The African memoirist who dared to come out

Binyavanga Wainaina is one of Kenya’s leading literary figures–and a gay man in Africa, at a time where it’s dangerous to be one

Binyavanga Wainaina reads from his coming-out chapter

The famed gay Kenyan writer reads a selection from his brave chapter, ‘I am a homosexual, mum’