|Netflix stops streaming LGBTQ-specific movies in Kenya|
|Kenya and Netflix Africa have signed an agreement that ends the streaming of LGBTQ-specific movies in compliance with the country’s laws.|
The agreement allowing Netflix to self-classify movies streamed in Kenya by restricting the LGBTQ-specific content was officially signed in February this year after talks that began in October 2021.
An official at Kenya’s film regulator, the Kenya Film Classification Board, told Washington Blade that Netflix has already paid for a films distribution license within the country and it is currently under processing. Continue Reading.
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