I went to a Catholic high school which like all church-founded schools taught heterosexuality as the norm and marriage as the ultimate sacrament for any man or womxn.
There’s a windy, gravel road off the Great Rift Valley highway; northwest of Kenya’s capital Nairobi. At its top, a metallic gate opens into a slice of a parallel dimension with a 360-view of Lake Elementaita.
It is no secret that boomers and millennials have, and perhaps always will have a difficult relationship as we have come to witness.
About a month ago, a friend and I took an Uber from Kisementi to Muyenga where we’d gone to visit another friend.
African-American artistic, social critic James Baldwin was once quoted in words that I have continually found eerily relevant. He says: “It is certain, in any case, that ignorance allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” These words ring in my head every time the conversation on whether or not young people are capable of leadership.
Every practicing feminist will tell you that the amount of disrespect they encounter from men who know what they identify as significantly reduced when they begun to identify with this radicalism.