OUt in the Bay health human rights http://kalw.org en Queer rights in Africa and beyond http://kalw.org/post/queer-rights-africa-and-beyond <p>Health and human rights activist Lourence (Larry) Misedah&#39;s&nbsp;family in Kenya -- where homosexuality is punishable with 14 years in prison --&nbsp;disowned him&nbsp;when he publicly came out as gay in 2007. Then, after violence and death threats at his university, he applied for and&nbsp;was granted&nbsp;political asylum in the U.S.&nbsp; Hear his story and more about LGBT struggles in Africa and the Middle East from Misedah and International Gay &amp; Lesbian Human Rights Commission executive director Cary Johnson. Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 7031 at http://kalw.org