AfroQueer is a podcast about Queer Africans living, loving, surviving and thriving on the African Continent and in the Diaspora.

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Nov 8, 2021

Fighting For A Happy Ending

Over the past few years, African films - documentaries, features, and animations - have started to attract international attention and are being celeb…

Oct 13, 2021

Ghana 21

2021 has been a really rough year for Ghana’s LGBTQI people. Police raided and shut down a queer community center in Accra; 21 people attending a pa…

Sep 27, 2021

Paula‘s House

In 2008, after moving to the port city of Kisumu in western Kenya, Paula Abuor decided to open up her house to other LGBTQ people. Meeting in bars and…

Sep 17, 2020

Our Husband, The King

The year is 1884. The Kingdom of Buganda has a new King, Kabaka Mwanga II. He is a teenager and everybody’s talking about him, his sexuality, and th…

Sep 3, 2020


In 2016 two women meet and fall in love, online. They live on different continents, and the choices they make will bring them together or force them a…

Jul 21, 2020

I Am a Homosexual, Mum

Coming out to a parent can be tough. In this episode AfroQueer shares a slice of queer African fiction, to bring you courage. You'll hear Kevin Mwachi…

Jul 7, 2020

One Night In Marrakech

One night in Marrakech, a woman called Manal crashes her car, and when the police are called to the scene, they do everything but help her. In this ep…

Jun 30, 2020

The Joy and The Privilege

In this episode, we tell you a bit about why we do what we do! We are excited to bring you this rebroadcast from an interview with our host, Selly Thi…

May 14, 2020

How Are You Doing?

We are back! In this episode, we investigate how the Ugandan government has been using fear around the pandemic to target the LGBTQ community. We ask,…

Dec 11, 2019

AfroQueer Live

“Closets are for clothes.” Yet we say that a queer person who hasn’t come out is in the proverbial closet. In this episode, we share African c…

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