Tag Archive | South Africa

African Pride: LGBT Life in South Africa

African Pride: LGBT Life in South Africa

“A lot of the arguments that are used in South Africa… is that being gay is somehow ‘un-African’. It’s somehow white, Western or colonial. What this documentary is about is the people who are standing up and saying; ‘actually, no – I was born in this township, I grew up here, this is where I […]

Desmond Tutu: Homophobia “At The Same Level” As Apartheid

Desmond Tutu: Homophobia “At The Same Level” As Apartheid

The retired South African archbishop, Desmond Tutu, has criticised religious institutions and organisations with anti-gay stances earlier this week, stating that he would rather go to Hell than worship a homophobic God. The Archbishop Emeritus, also a Nobel Peace Laureate, spoke at a press conference held to launch Free and Equal, a United Nations global […]