016: LGBT+ Activism as An African -w/ Kiki Bandy.


In continuation of the uncomfortable but necessary discussions we are having in honor of #PrideMonth, we are having a discussion with an LGBT+ Activist called Kiki Bandy.

She is a Cameroonian public figure, entrepreneur, and LGBT+ activist. She is the Founder of Kikum Consulting – a marketing and branding consultancy; Co-founder of Rem Clan – a gender-neutral online apparel clothing company inspired by everything LGBTQ. She is a Rainbow Migration Trustee, Black Beetle Health Trustee, Living Free UK Director, and above all, she is African.

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[00:01 – 02:25] Opening Segment

  • Introduction of Guest and Topic

[02:25 – 10:31] Our Guest (Kiki Bandy) Shares her coming-out story.

  • The situations that led to her coming-out
  • How the family responded
  • The African communities reaction
  • Death threats and warning of rape

[10:31 – 30:30] Kiki Bandy Shares her Experience in the LBGT+ Community

  • The supportive community reception she had.
  • The discrimination faced by Black Women in the LGBT+ Community
  • How people denied her opportunities

[30:30 – 42:00] Closing Remarks

  • The host encourages the quest to keep fighting
  • The guest shares her projects
  • Final regards and laughs.

Tweetable Quotes:

“What I can tell young people in the LGBTQIA+ community is that – coming out is not for everyone. You have to come out to yourself first and accept who you’re first, that’s the most important thing.” – Bandy Kiki

Contact Kiki Bandy— Mail:  info.bandykiki@gmail.com.   Instagram: @bandykiki

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