KENYAN AUTHOR & GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST BINYAVANGA WAINAINA DIES

Kenyan author and gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died at the age of 48 in Nairobi after a short illness, BBC News reports. Wainaina made waves in Kenya when he publicly came out as gay in 2014 after a series of anti-gay laws had been passed in some African countries. The author revealed his sexuality by sharing…