AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Ratha Mokgoathleng

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

“Is there another word you can use instead of lesbian?’

That’s South African Judge, Ratha Mokgoathleng, unable to contain his homophobia, speaking earlier to the prosecutor in the case of the murderers of Eudy Simelane, a lesbian woman brutally raped and murdered in a township outside Johannesburg. The New York Times reports that one the killers has been sentenced to life in prison. To contextualize