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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

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 21
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of Alferon® 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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