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11 March 2010

SA divided as blood is spilled in the name of God-fearing homophobia

Dimakatso Mokwena

As much as those of us who identify ourselves as social progressives would like to believe otherwise, the reality is that South Africa is a bastion of social conservatism. Indeed, one of the most glaring contradictions of South Africa’s post-apartheid “transition” is that the widely acknowledged (and regularly celebrated) social progressiveness of the constitution is, in large part, at fundamental odds with the beliefs and views of the majority of South Africans.

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Dimakatso Mokwena

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