Censorship

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Censorship
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Kenya is an African country which practices Christianity. It was a British colony.

General censorship[]

Kenya is a highly conservative society where LGBT rights are punishable by prison. Sexual activity between two persons of the same gender can result in up to 14 years of imprisonment.

TV censorship[]

Sub-Saharan Africa (of which Kenya is part) is served by region-wide pay satellite channels, therefore Kenya has veto power over what the area can watch that isn't on the over-the-air broadcasters of the individual countries.

  • Andi Mack - this show was banned due to its depictions of homosexuality.
  • The Loud House, The Legend of Korra, Star vs. The Forces of Evil, Steven Universe - banned due to depictions of (implied or not) homosexual couples.
  • Gravity Falls - banned due to its adult-oriented humour
  • Hey Arnold - banned due to "supposted suggestive content"

Movie censorship[]

  • The Wolf of Wall Street - banned due to explicit sexual content, profanity, drug use and nudity.
  • Stories of Our Lives - This documentary about being gay in Kenya was banned due to "showing obscenity, explicit scenes of sexual activities", as well as promoting homosexuality.
  • Fifty Shades of Grey - banned due to its sexual content.
  • Rafiki - this film was banned due to its LGBT themes.


Internet censorship[]

Video game censorship[]

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