Magnificent Gay Marriage South African Style

By Melanie Nathan, December 24, 2013.

Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 9.18.13 AMOur friends at Inkanyiso have done it again. Recording every aspect and extreme, with amazing visuals, from the worst sadness to the ultimate joy, here is an exciting report by Yaya Mavundla. This was all about love and with given names like “Promise” and “Gift” all was perfect for what may have been the first same-sex marriage in the South African Township of Daveyton.*

The invite:-

“You are hereby Summoned to Appear as a Witness for the two Accused, Promise Meyer & Gift Samonne.
Charges: Falling in love.
Court: 607 Vivian Drive, Chris Hani Park, Daveyton.
Sentencing: 22nd December 2013, 14h00 for 14h30”

READ MORE HERE and see the amazing pictures of renowned South African photographer Zanele Muholi.

Daveyton is a township in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality of Gauteng in South Africa. It borders Etwatwa to the north, Springs to the east, Benoni to the south, and Boksburg to the West.

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