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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Thursday, 23 February 2006

'Rainbow nation' South Africa seems to have a problrm with lesbians

According to this Reuters report, being gay and female carries its own particular problems in South Africa. Despite is very enlightened Constitution, one area theat seems to have been less scrutinised is the tradition of patriarchy there - obviously gay ladies don't quite fit the profile! The price for such 'sinfulness' seems to be rape.

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