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

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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…

Nov 21, 2019

From Minneapolis to Mogadishu

A queer woman named K travels to visit family in Somalia. After a few weeks, she disappears. Her friends back home in Minneapolis feared the worst and…

Nov 7, 2019


It all began with a call for pitches on the AfroQueer social media pages which turned into a full-blown quest to find the filmmaker behind one of the…

Oct 24, 2019


Ostracized by his family in Uganda for being gay, a lonely Gibson leaves for Kenya after he survives an attempted acid attack. After arriving in Nairo…

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