HOMOPHOBIC: All movies with LGBTQ+ content illegal in Kenya

Talking on Friday, Wambua mentioned that Kenyan regulation doesn’t enable LGBTQ+ content and relationships.

“As we price and classify content, we additionally think about different relevant legal guidelines. If there may be any content that normalizes, glorifies same-xes relationships, our place in Kenya has at all times been to limit and to not broadcast, exhibit or distribute that type of content inside the borders of the nation,” he mentioned in an interview with Spice FM.

Wambua added that signed partnerships outdoors Kenya have restricted the viewership of the content inside the nation.

KFCB mentioned the movie violated Article 165 of the Penal Code that outlaws homosexuality, in addition to the provisions of the Movies and Stage, Performs Act Capp 222 of the legal guidelines of Kenya. 

“For the avoidance of doubt, restricted in this case signifies that the movie is prohibited from exhibition, distribution, possession or broadcasting inside the Republic of Kenya,” the Board emphasised. 

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