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KENYA’S FIRST ONLINE LGBT MAGAZINE IS LAUNCHED

Former PR and Communications Manager of Gay Kenya Denis Nzioka, has launched an online LGBTI magazine for the Kenyan market.

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20th October 2011 15:02

Alessia Valenza

Denis Nzioka the dynamic former PR and Communications Manager of Gay Kenya has launched an online LGBTI magazine for the Kenyan market.

Just about a month since he left his post at Gay Kenya Nzioka, who used to edit the Gay Kenya publication is now heading up the new magazine, Identity which is aimed at the LGBT market, sex workers and the general heterosexual population.

The first copy of magazine appeared this week and the debut edition contains stories by columnists and contributors touching on everyday issues with a focus on LGBTI matters.

Editor Denis Nzioka told Behind the Mask, “Identity is the only magazine to feature, gay, straight and what I call ‘on the rocks’ authors. It’s the magazine where writers and contributors can feel free. It is where all identities converge and deliver a product that all persons, regardless of how they identify.”

According to the magazine’s launch press release, Identity magazine serves a large demographic that includes the LGBT community in Kenya, sex workers and the straight population.

Stories, articles, events and information on social change, progress and respect for human rights are welcome for publication.

Identity comes in an online version and can be found on issuu.com.