Gay community, sex workers, health care providers, the police and legal representatives join in to mark IDAHO

Kenyans, drawn from the gay and lesbian community, male and female sex workers, representatives of the police force, health care providers and also legal professionals came together to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)in Kisumu, Kenya.

Velvine Akinyi, the Chairlady of Kenya Sex Workers Alliance (KESWA), one of the main sponsors of the event, said that female sex works had come out to support their gay counterparts and called on female sex workers and male sex workers to respect each other in their line of work and mutually work together.

Year of publication: 
2011
Author: 
KESWA and Bar Hostess and Empowerment and Support Program (BHESP).