Monthly Archives: August 2014

FYI: Homosexuality is to blame for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa…no seriously.

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
  Monrovia, Liberiahttp://www.akbarn.com A friend of CAL on Facebook, Evans Adofo, who lives in Monrovia, brought this new story to our attention. The continent is in a silent diplomatic panic about the spread of the deadly…

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ArmaGAYdon!

2015 will see a referendum on marriage equality in Ireland, and of course this sort of thing can spark up all sorts of strange rhethoric. An Irish LGBTI group has found the best way to deal with all these irrational … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 19: Makau family mourns the brutal murder of their beloved

Originally posted on inkanyiso.org:
On the 19th Aug. 2014, Inkanyiso members visited the home of the recent victim of hate crime, Gift Disebo Makau in Ventersdorp. Her dead body was discovered directly opposite her mother’s home, 70 metres away. She…

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Candle light vigil, in solidarity against violence against woman

Tonight the SRC (Student Representative Council) of the University of Cape Town is organising a candlelight vigil in solidarity against violence against woman… well women, unless there is a specific woman that it is for (might be, I’ve missed quite … Continue reading

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The Evidence Is In: Decriminalising Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health

RH Reality Check has published a exploration of evidence that decriminalisation (with an “s”, I do live in South Africa) is essential for public health. The Evidence Is In: Decriminalizing Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health. Of course it … Continue reading

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Whites who never benefitted from apartheid

From Zapiro… enough said… Though as a disclaimer, I don’t always find that Zapiro hits the nail square on the head all the time… in fact, often his metaphorical thumb would be smashed into bits.

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Korean xenophobia and a touch of Ebola

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa seems to have reached South Korea, but not by airplane or any other route of international travel. Rather, some sort of strange sign was posted on the window of a bar in Itaewon, the … Continue reading

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