A spate of particularly violent homophobic hate crimes over the last month, including the brutal murder of Thapelo Makutle, has called the attention of Democratic Alliance Parliamentary Leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko. Mazibuko released a press statement on the DA website calling on President Jacob Zuma to speak out against Makutle's murder, Makutle having had his throat cut and genitals removed. Included in the statement was a commitment by Mazibuko to initiate debate in Parliament regarding the prevalence of these crimes in South Africa and how government could address the problem.
ROBERTO MILLAN was born in Pretoria on December 3rd 1985. He completed a BA in Information Design at the University of Pretoria and later made his way to Stellenbosch to…>
ROBERTO MILLAN'S cartoon for the JULY edition of 'Pink Tongue' is sure to set a few tongues wagging in favour of the DA's stand against homophobia in South Africa. [see his note in the Sidelines column].