Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein is a writer and editor from Chicago, who currently splits her time between East Africa and the United States. She has a master's in arts education from Harvard and a B.A. in English literature from Kalamazoo College in Michigan. Follow her on Twitter @travelfarnow.

  •  December 12, 2017 
STONE TOWN, Tanzania — When a story circulated in August 2017 of male lions attempting to copulate with each other in Kenya’s Masai Mara national park, headlines and Twitter feeds went wild with speculation, ridicule and accusation. Despite Kenya being one of the more progressive countries in East Africa regarding LGBTQ awareness and rights, the …

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