Africa Has It's First Traditional Gay Wedding In South Africa
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

gay wedding africa firstA circulated video of a gay couple exchanging their vows in Africa has been characterized as the continent’s first same-sex traditional wedding.

Tshepo Cameron Modisane and Thoba Calvin Sithol, both 27, were married in the town of KwaDukuza in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, in a ceremony that merged Zulu and Tswana traditions.

“The great step that we took in our relationship as a gay couple was introducing each other to our families,” Modisane told Mamba Online. “We are so blessed to have supportive families who care about us. Even though we are gay, they still love us.”

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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