Onsdagar Living African

016: LGBT+ Activism as An African -w/ Bandy Kiki

av Living African | Publicerades 6/16/2021

In continuation of the uncomfortable but necessary discussions we are having in honor of #PrideMonth, we are having a discussion with an LGBT+ Activist called Kiki Bandy. She is a Cameroonian public figure, entrepreneur, and LGBT+ activist. She is the Founder of Kikum Consulting - a marketing and branding consultancy; Co-founder of Rem Clan - a gender-neutral online apparel clothing company inspired by everything LGBTQ. She is a Rainbow Migration Trustee, Black Beetle Health Trustee, Living Free UK Director, and above all, she is African. Hope you enjoy this episode as the earlier ones, leave an honest review and get the resources you need in the information below. [00:01 – 02:25] Opening Segment Introduction of Guest and Topic [02:25 – 10:31] Our Guest (Kiki Bandy) Shares her coming-out story. The situations that led to her coming-out How the family responded The African communities reaction Death threats and warning of rape [10:31 – 30:30] Kiki Bandy Shares her Experience in the LBGT+ Community The supportive community reception she had. The discrimination faced by Black Women in the LGBT+ Community How people denied her opportunities [30:30 – 42:00] Closing Remarks The host encourages the quest to keep fighting The guest shares her projects Final regards and laughs. Tweetable Quotes: "What I can tell young people in the LGBTQIA+ community is that - coming out is not for everyone. You have to come out to yourself first and accept who you're first, that's the most important thing." - Bandy Kiki Contact Kiki Bandy--- Mail:  info.bandykiki@gmail.com.   Instagram: @bandykiki LEAVE A REVIEW and tell us what you think about the episode so we can continue putting out great content just for you! You can connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or send us an email at hello@livingafricanpodcast.com. Check out our website www.livingafricanpodcast.com for more resources and to learn more. You can connect with Anyoh on Facebook (@anyohf), Instagram (@anyohfombad), and Twitter (@anyohfombad).

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Living African is a podcast that sparks hard conversations that challenge questionable cultural and societal norms, which threaten the wellbeing of the African community. The host, Anyoh Fombad, features various African guests who share their stories from heart-wrenching to exciting experiences growing up in Africa and the diaspora. By normalizing these open discussions, Anyoh hopes to encourage Africans to show their strength through vulnerability, as well as use their voices to challenge each other to be more understanding, accepting, and tolerant of each other and bring value to their community.