Where is our South African Harvey Milk? We have a Dominee Andre’ – who is a gay spiritual icon but not a member of society to enable the politicizing of the homosexual discourse.
Zacky Achmat was an influential activist who made strides with his AIDS campaign, unfortunately this is in demise as government is limiting its support to NGO’s. The same goes for Justice Edwin Cameron who received status on two levels (one being a judge and the other to be judged because of his HIV status). His Aids Consortium is also at the mercy of the NGO subsidies from the government.
Zacky and Edwin are public persona’s illuminating the existence of gays but unfortunately carrying a torch of endemic.
‘Milk served almost 11 months in office and was responsible for passing a stringent gay rights ordinance for the city of San Francisco. What set Harvey apart from you or me was that he was a visionary. He imagined a righteous world inside his head and then he set about to create it for real, for all of us.’
The department of Homosexual Affairs needs to be created. Is that you?
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