Introducing myself and my journal: end sexism/patriachy/misogyny/and homo/transphobia

pouline k
Posted December 16, 2009 from Kenya

About Me: POULINE KIMANI Is a pan-africanist queer feminist activist. She has a wealth of experience in movement building and analysis as a representative /steering committee member of Gay and lesbian coalition of Kenya a co-founder Minority women in action (the first lesbian organization in Kenya) and a volunteer with different gender and sexual rights based community organizations. She is driven by her passion to achieve social justice. Her  focus is  on women rights , the struggles for liberation among subjugated peoples and of organizing in partnership across the discrepancy of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, age and ability. She is involved in cross regional and global initiatives on sexual rights representing LGBTI/sexual and reproductive health and rights issues in local, regional and international foras. She has keen interest on resource mobilization and sustenance, popular culture as a tool of social change, and Gender politics. She is currently working with International federation for human rights (sub Saharan Africa) in Nairobi Kenya supporting the Africa for womens' rights -ratify and respect campaign

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  • Fatima Waziri - Azi
    Dec 16, 2009
    Dec 16, 2009

    Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

    Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

    Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

  • Katie McDonald
    Dec 20, 2009
    Dec 20, 2009

    Hello Pouline,

    Welcome to PulseWire. We are a vibrant online community with many groups and features, which I encourage you to explore.

    I suggest going to the Voices Rising section. Here you can view and comment on the latest posts. It is available here:

    Joining the PulseWire Lounge is also a great place to start. This group is at the heart of the PulseWire culture and can be found here:

    I look forward to hearing more about your life in Kenya.

    Best wishes,