Tag Archives: Hate crime

A Birthday He Will Never Forget

Lunga VokoTwenty-three year-old Lunga Voko was beaten with fists, bricks, an iron rod, and had a part of his ear shot off by a group of men all because he was gay. This occurred in Cape Town, South Africa, an African country noted for being one of the only ones in which being gay is legal. This terrible attack occurred on 31st March which was Easter Sunday. Coincidentally this was also his birthday. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on April 14, 2013 in The Business of Living


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Murder In A Small Town

Thapelo Makutle, a young South African who¬†recently won the Miss Gay Kuruman pageant,¬†was killed in apparent hate crime a week ago. While there is no clear motive yet and apparently no leads, the gruesome nature of the crime makes a hate crime seem likely. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on June 18, 2012 in Politik, The Business of Living


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