First Gay Marriage in South Africa

CAMEROON AJAJAS. The Online News Magazine from Cameroon Touching Africa and The World Atlarge

Tshepo Modisane andThoba Sithole gets married in front of 200 invitees.


While in France the government has voted in favor of gay marriage and access to adoption for homosexual blow, South Africa recently celebrated what would be the first gay traditional marriage. The two men are in fact married a Zulu ritual, fully dressed in traditional costumes.

At 27 both, Tshepo Modisane Thoba Sithole and chose to celebrate their union as their ancestors did. Gay marriage is legal in South Africa since 2006 and the country is generally considered the most advanced of the African continent in terms of civil rights and in particular? ? LGBT issues, despite the reality of widespread discrimination and violence against gays and trans.

(France does not escape). Tshepo is audit manager while Thoba is a computer specialist. They plan to adopt children: “It is important that we have children […]

Family is important…

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