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September 3, This… Read More. Main article: Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya. Afrika News. Archived from the original on 4 April
He also said that he does not want to "open doors for [Kenya] to be destroyed. The Constitution of Kenya,  which took effect 27 August , does not expressly protect the rights of LGBTI persons because, according to the experts who drafted the constitution, a majority of Kenyans would have rejected the constitution in the referendum to adopt it.
Repealing the laws would mean equal recognition … with rights such as the freedom to exist, to associate, to be free from discrimination. The gay community, like other groups, approached us and requested to be educated on safe sex.