Makena Njeri shared a deeply personal message yesterday on their Instagram page.
The former Tahidi High thespian opened up on why they had come out of the closet saying,
"I have made myself vulnerable and made my life an open book. All this so that my experiences can be the gateway to all people being loved for who they are and just as they are. No one is superior and no one should be treated differently."
Makena added that they loudly and proudly spoke about the people they loved so that they can also inspire others.
"I have done interviews where my life experiences has resonated with so many and because of my journey people have felt a sense of belonging. Trust me I also belong because of ya’ll ♥️. I have openly talked about my love experiences and celebrated love loudly so that others can gain the courage to do the same and to feel free to love who they love like everyone else."
The BOLD CEO explained that they also went through days where they were sad but had also had contrasting days that were memorable for them.
"I have had sad days when everything didn’t make sense at all breaking in every possible way. Spent days in police stations trying to make sense of it all while still being patient enough to educate the system. I have had beautiful days where we all felt accepted and free to live."
Makena who is a former BBC journalist concluded that they were about to start another chapter of their life which she said she would also share with her fans.
"I am constantly letting vulnerability to take over my existence so that because of my journey we can accelerate acceptance and have all-around love in society without discrimination and hate. I do my advocacy through my daily life experiences shared with the world. This is yet another chapter of my life I am about to share with you."