Free markets are a wonderful thing. Their ability to auto-correct amazes me. You see in a free market, the market strives to cater for every single need be it normal or “abnormal”
Gays and lesbians in Kenya are fast increasing or at least are fast coming out of the closet since they probably already existed but weren’t that open about it.
A free market caters to all needs like I mentioned and where a need is not being met, the first suppliers to provide it tend to be in a position of arbitrage before the market corrects itself. I once watched a documentary on Warren Buffett where he said that the market is hardly ever wrong but when it is you must take advantage of it.
Gay male commercial sex work in Kenya was an unimaginable thing until recently, possibly even until the beginning of this week when those clips aired. But with the increase in openly gay men in the country, there was a gap in the market. Soon the gay male commercial sex workers started to emerge and the pioneers made and still are making it big. They still have some of the most high profile clientele simply because they were the first to provide a service that was not available previously.
I am not advocating for gay or lesbian rights but neither am I against being gay or lesbian. Using this example was just a way to illustrate that if you discover a need that you don’t think is being satisfied, potential business success lies in your cards. If you play them right, as a pioneer you could be make it big before others join in to have a piece of the pie.