Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris on Thursday, September 17 defended media personality Anita Nderu after coming out as a member of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.
Taking to Twitter, Passaris urged people to refrain from making negative comments on people with different sexuality.
“We must all commit unreservedly to the fight against homophobia and prejudice,” Passaris wrote.
We must all commit unreservedly to the fight against Homophobia and Prejudice. ❤️ 🏳️🌈 https://t.co/ag1XyiGoCM— Hon. Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) September 17, 2020
Passaris’ remarks sparked mixed reactions with some supporting her and others opposing her.
There is NO room for homosexuality and lesbianism in Kenya. The sooner those guys and their supporters will understand that the healthier and better for them.— Thingsbedding (@PatrickKaburu) September 17, 2020
@AnitaNderu Future generations will be better. Right now the wider Kenyan society is way to myopic and backward. Especially the one's steeped in religious bigotry. They persecute while opposing persecution. You are on the right side of history.— Dat Guy (@mulidenno) September 17, 2020
The Lgbtq community are trying to condition the masses into accepting their lifestlye as being normal…hence, coming out publicaly as gays…They are trying to social engineer the society…The saddest and most evil thing is that they are targeting children.— Know thyself. (@edwin_shoo) September 18, 2020
Supporting LGBTQ is a calamitous calamity .It is outrightly denying jealous God who hates such evil that destroy marriage and basic foundation of any nation doesn't exist.Devil is real.— Teega (@teega_ti) September 17, 2020
On Thursday, September 17, Anita sparked mixed reactions after revealing that she is LGBTQ.
In a Twitter post Anita said that she hopes her kids will not undergo the same challenges she has underwent as LGBTQ.
“I hope my kids never have to go through what I have gone through for being LGBTQ+,” the media personality wrote.
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