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“I am a warrior” – Transgender rights in Kenya

“I am a warrior” – Transgender rights in Kenya

by Katy Migiro

Audrey Mbugua will not say whether it was a razor blade, pills or carbon monoxide that she used to try to kill herself.

Born a male in Kenya and given the name Andrew, she felt trapped in the wrong body and started dressing in women's clothes while at university, attracting ridicule and rejection. After graduation, Mbugua was jobless, penniless and alone.

Read the full story at: http://www.trust.org/item/20150408000144-v8dqs/?source=jtHeadlineStory

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