Good read …..
A must read interview and a testament to progress
By Melanie Nathan, May 24, 2014.
South Africa has just gone through an election and there is some good news for the LGBT community.
Wednesday’s swearing in of the members of parliament, for South Africa’s fifth democratic Parliament, was an especially historic occasion; it featured the induction of the first openly-gay black Member of Parliament on the continent, Zakhele Mbhele. This must read interview was exclusive to our friends at Mamba Online.
Mbhele, represents the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance Party (DA). At only 29years of age he boasts a proud African heritage and hails as an LGBT activist. As a student, he headed up the University of Witwatersrand’s LGBT campus group and also served on the board of Joburg Pride for a number of years.
He then moved into politics, becoming the Media Liaison Officer for Western Cape Premier Helen…
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