Homophobic affairs: leaving SA was painful, but he 'had no choice'

11 October 2019 - 08:00 By Shain Germaner
Gay musician George Barasa fled Kenya, where homosexuality is illegal.
Gay musician George Barasa fled Kenya, where homosexuality is illegal.
Image: Sebabatso Mosamo

As George Barasa’s plane ascended, there was nothing he could do to stop crying. His home country of Kenya had rejected him for being an openly gay, LGBTQI rights activist.

And SA had rejected him as well, saying his claims of victimisation at the hands of the Kenyan government were untrue.

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