David Kuria Mbote

David Kuria Mbote is a leader of the Kenyan Gender and Sexual Minority (GSM) rights movement. He  was the founding General Manager at the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), and is currently Chairperson of the Equity and Equality Party, a political party. He is also a policy advisor in the Nairobi office of Palladium, a global development firm.

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For sexual minorities, “closing space” for civil society means losing access to critical services

By: David Kuria Mbote

Closing space for African sexual and gender minority groups is about far more than advocacy—it is about accessing critical services that no one else provides.



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