Sodomy is a felony per Section of the Kenyan Penal Code, punishable by 14 years' imprisonment, and any sexual practices between males termed " gross indecency " are a felony under section of the same statute, punishable by 5 years' imprisonment. While female same sex-sexual activity is not explicitly prohibited by law, lesbians, bisexual women and transgender persons, are not recognised in the Kenyan Constitution, and are discriminated against, covertly, as well as undergo corrective rape practices by heterosexual men. In addition, the country's gross indecency can be used against lesbian women who engage in same sex acts. On 24 May , the High Court of Kenya refused an order to declare sections and unconstitutional. There are no explicit protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Adoption is prohibited to same-sex couples.
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Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Bisexual: Sexual orientation of a person who is sexually and romantically attracted to both women and men. Butch: Masculine gender expression; a popular term within lesbian and transgender communities to describe lesbians whose gender expression is masculine. Gay: Synonym for homosexual in many parts of the world; in this report, used primarily to refer to the sexual orientation of a man whose primary sexual and romantic attraction is towards other men. Heterosexual: Sexual orientation of a person whose primary sexual and romantic attraction is toward people of the other sex. Homosexual: Sexual orientation of a person whose primary sexual and romantic attractions are toward people of the same sex.
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Homosexuality , as a phenomenon and as a behavior, has existed throughout the eras in human societies. Reliable data as to the size of the gay and lesbian population is of value in informing public policy. Measuring the prevalence of homosexuality may present difficulties. Estimates of the occurrence of exclusive homosexuality range from one to twenty percent of the population, usually finding there are slightly more gay men than lesbians. Estimates of the frequency of homosexual activity also vary from one country to another.
That is a myth based primarily on the NIV mistranslation of 1 Corinthians plus the modern Christian mis-interpretation of Revelation Those are the most often used verses to teach that homosexuals will go to hell. Fortunately for saved homosexuals and unfortunately for those who use those verses against us, the verses do not teach or imply that homosexuals will go to hell.