Rael Ombuor is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Voice of America and NBC Out.
A pro-LGBTIQ court ruling in Kenya sparks hope despite a fierce backlash
A court ruling granting LGBTIQ groups equal status has been condemned by the president and fiercely debated online
Murder of gay activist triggers trauma for Kenya’s LGBTIQ community
Violent death comes to LGBTIQ Kenyans too often, too early and in too many ways: hate crimes, suicide and domestic abuse.
Published in: 50.50: AnalysisKenya’s election is being lauded as ‘historic’ for women – that’s not true
Kenya’s election result falls far short of its own quota on women’s representation
Kenyan women march on police HQ after sex attack video
A female driver was stripped and sexually assaulted by a mob of men. Now Kenyan women are calling out the...
Published in: 50.50: FeatureKenyan sex workers demand recognition of their rights amid violence and murder
As the 2012 murder of Agnes Wanjiru captures global attention, Kenyan sex workers renew calls for decriminalisation...
Published in: 50.50: InvestigationHospitals across East Africa offer controversial anti-gay counselling
Six-month openDemocracy investigation reveals ‘degrading and discriminatory’ treatment at health centres in Kenya,...