Interracial ad draws controversy

Many of us in the U.S. wouldn’t get riled up when we see advertisements such as this. However, in South Africa, some folks are outraged at the ad, according to the Washington Post. The poster, created by South African’s  Democratic Alliance Youth, was for the organization’s 2012 membership campaign. The poster has dominated conversation among […]

Corrective rape used in South African woman’s murder?

This is what GLBTQ activists are concluding what happened to a 24-year-old soccer player who was stabbed to death. Noxolo Nogwaza was attacked late last month after dropping off her girlfriend in Kwa-Thema township near Johannesburg. She was raped, stabbed with broken glass several times and her face pummelled with rocks, Human Rights Watch said.  “A beer bottle, […]

>To fight rape, doctor invents female condom with teeth

> I saw this article on CNN and it intrigued me not because of the innovation, but because the situation in South Africa that’s caused this doctor to go to this extreme. Dr. Sonnet Ehlers is distributing Rape-aXe, female condoms with jagged rows of teeth-like structures that attaches on a man’s penis during penetration. Once […]

>CNN: white students tricked blacks students into consuming urine

>JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CNN) — White students at a South African university tricked black residence hall workers into eating stew containing urine, prompting a march Wednesday in which five people were arrested, university officials said. The white students made a video of the incident, which they staged in reaction to the university’s efforts to integrate […]