georgieGeorge Barasa was born on this day in 1990.He is an HIV/AIDS and LGBTI rights activist who has also channeled his advocacy through music; as a recording artist, George goes by the name Joji Baro.

As an openly gay and HIV positive man, George has spoken out against the discrimination and stigma inflicted on gender and sexual minorities. He also founded Out in Kenya, an organization that actively advocated for the equality of LGBT persons and is  Kuchu Times’ correspondent in Kenya.

For your selflessness and commitment to the struggle for equality, Kuchu Times celebrates you