An activist supporting the LGBT community, wearing a rainbow flag, walks past a gathering of Christians opposed to the decriminalization of homosexuality, after a ruling by the High Court in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, May 24, 2019. Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights activists across Africa where dozens of countries have similar laws. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Kenyan court upholds bans on gay intimacy

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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – A ruling in favor of repeal would have been a trailblazing step for an Africa court, but the three-judge bench said there was not sufficient evidence of discrimination.