Binyavanga Wainaina, author who helped lift LGBTQ communty in Africa, dies at 48

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One of Africa’s best known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died following an illness. He was 48.

The Kenyan author, who lifted the profile of the LGBTQ community throughout Africa when he publicly revealed that he was gay, died Tuesday at his home in Nairobi, said Tom…