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

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Feb 25, 2022

My Ghost

In this episode, we’ve collaborated with Logan February and turned their essay into an audio short story. We first heard the Nigerian non-binary poe…

Dec 22, 2021

AfroQueer Presents: S***hole Country - 1 Corinthians 10:23

In this episode, we feature a feed drop trade with a podcast we really love, S***hole Country, an audio memoir set in Ghana during the 2017 holiday se…

Nov 29, 2021

Shivanah‘s Story

In 2019, a young lesbian singer-songwriter from Uganda was struggling financially after breaking up with her partner of 6 years. With a child to suppo…

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…

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