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Toya Delazy's 'Forbidden Fruit' Gets 3 Noms at OUT Music Awards

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
Zulu pop princess Toya Delazy, who took on the anti-gay laws wave in Africa with a daring new music video, was nominated at the 9th OUT Music Awards in 3 categories: Best Alternative Song, Best International Song and Best Single of the year.

Where to Go in 2015: Cape Town

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 29
Wondering where to go in 2015? EDGE's hot list continues. For the third installment in our seven-part series, we head to Cape Town, South Africa.

Zulu Pop Princess Toya Delazy Takes on Africa's Anti-Gay Laws

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
After gaining recognition both sides of the Atlantic, this Zulu royal is pushing boundaries which shows in the album's first single and music video, "Forbidden Fruit," a controversial and daring video.

Gay South African Man Reportedly Stoned to Death

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
A gay man from South Africa was reportedly stoned to death this week.

S. African Security Guard Says He Was Fired Because He's Gay

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
A security guard at a prominent private school in Johannesburg, South Africa, says he was fired after his boss found out he's gay.

Circumcision Doesn't Promote Risky Behavior By African Men

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 26
Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, found a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.

Lesbian Teen Raped and Murdered in South Africa

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 18
A lesbian teen is dead after being raped and strangled by a 24-year-old man in South Africa.

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

South Africa Approves Hemishpherx Interferon Study

Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonĀ® N, the only FDA approved natural interferon.

South Africa Ends Gay Blood Donation Ban

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 20
South Africa has now changed their policy on blood donations, to allow all people, gay or straight, to donate blood if they have been monogamous.

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