Donald Trump’s Tweet Can Stir Racial Violence in South Africa

“An irresponsible alliance with white Apartheid Nationalists, evidence of racist mindset, A diversion from his political and criminal woes, and plain dangerous attempt to stir race war!  My hope is that South Africa is not drawn into Donald Trump’s racist rants, and instead asserts its autonomy and sovereignty for peaceful and equitable reform, and that … More Donald Trump’s Tweet Can Stir Racial Violence in South Africa

Time to REVOLT: No Question U.S. President Trump is a Racist!

  Facebook: Melanie Nathan, August 14, 2018: When I immigrated to the United States of Amerca from South Africa in 1985, Nelson Mandela was still imprisoned on Robbin Island and Apartheid was for the most part in full swing! During the Reagan era a movement was afoot to implement sanctions that would ultimately be a … More Time to REVOLT: No Question U.S. President Trump is a Racist!

Backlash – The UNFeminist Movement Mastered by Gretha Wiid

When Women Regress in the Name of Progress – This milieu is ripe for scapegoating and what better than to use religion as the tool and women as the fool! By Melanie Nathan. When we move closer to parity between the races and sexes, equality in the realm of sexual orientation, and as we move further … More Backlash – The UNFeminist Movement Mastered by Gretha Wiid

Lessons of Apartheid through the Lens of One White South African’s Cruel Insensitivity

Some white privileged South Africans got left behind! I don’t mean on the Continent, per se – I mean in their ability to move away from their attachment to justifying one of the most racist and bigoted institutionalized discriminatory systems known to humankind – APARTHEID. Over twenty years after the liberation of South Africa’s black … More Lessons of Apartheid through the Lens of One White South African’s Cruel Insensitivity

LGBT Censorship by South African Broadcaster Complicit in Nigerian Bigotry

“To succumb to Nigeria’s draconian demands is to be complicit in prejudice and bigotry…….  dragging South Africa back into the darkest pit of Apartheid.  “  Melanie Nathan, In what appears to be a breach of South Africa’s all inclusive equality based Constitution, South African broadcaster, MultiChoice, a leading video entertainment and internet company, operating under … More LGBT Censorship by South African Broadcaster Complicit in Nigerian Bigotry

South Africa Aligns with LGBTI Censorship

South Africa’s Film and Publications Board, headed by Sipho Risibia,  has seen it fit to align itself with Kenya’s homophobic publications board, which regularly attacks the LGBTI community and the right to freedom of speech. Thanks to our friends at Mamba Online for alerting us to the  story about the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) … More South Africa Aligns with LGBTI Censorship

Outrage as South African Court Grants Parole to Killer of Anti-Apartheid Hero

A South African court ruled Thursday that a Polish immigrant Janusz Walus, 63, who shot and killed the South African anti-apartheid hero Chris Hani in 1993, should be released on parole after 23 years behind bars. Many South Africans, including the ruling ANC party are outraged by this decision. Walus is serving a life sentence … More Outrage as South African Court Grants Parole to Killer of Anti-Apartheid Hero

BDS Protest Triggers Calls to Kill South African Jews

The BDS movement is clearly now a tool for anti-Semitism By Melanie Nathan, March 12, 2015. Threatening to kill South African Jews is surely not the South Africa Mandela would have endorsed. Unfortunately the BDS movement in South Africa is causing anti-Semitic terror.  Reports have emerged from Johannesburg, that Protesters chanted anti-Semitic slogans and threatened … More BDS Protest Triggers Calls to Kill South African Jews

Police Descend on Bekkersdal The ANC Embarrassment

By Melanie Nathan, May 04, 2014. It reminds me largely of the “old” pre-Apartheid South Africa: — Township – a filthy dumping ground languishing in stark contrast to nearby spotless suburbs – no services- the stench of poverty – and then the ultimate reminder THE large police presence – challenging – the obnoxious scent of … More Police Descend on Bekkersdal The ANC Embarrassment

One Hundredth Anniversary of South Africa’s Native Land Act of 1913

And then Hello Apartheid…. By Melanie Nathan, June 19, 2013. June 19th 2013 is the 100th anniversary of the now defunct Natives Land Act, 1913 (subsequently renamed Bantu Land Act, 1913 and Black Land Act, 1913; Act No. 27 of 1913) which was an act of the Parliament of South Africa aimed at regulating the … More One Hundredth Anniversary of South Africa’s Native Land Act of 1913

Call to Boycott Olympics in homophobic Russia reminds of Apartheid South Africa

“If they feel strongly about human rights they should boycott the Olympics in Sochi.” By Cathy Kristofferson, June 18, 2013 RUSA LGBT, a Russian-Speaking American LGBTQ group in New York City, is calling for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The lower house of the Russian Duma  last week unanimously passed their … More Call to Boycott Olympics in homophobic Russia reminds of Apartheid South Africa

Remembering Mandela’s 1962 Creative Cry to the World

By Melanie Nathan, June 12, 2013. At the time of the 1962 trial of Nelson Mandela, one of a few, South Africans who were not white, and who comprised the majority of the population, were not allowed to vote. This was because Apartheid excluded black South Africans from this basic right to equality.  When reading … More Remembering Mandela’s 1962 Creative Cry to the World

Traditional Leaders Should Not Forget What South Africa’s Freedom Means to the World

We celebrate the founding principles of the new South Africa, a country that knows what courage means. : Democracy, Justice,  Equality, and  Human rights. By Melanie Nathan, May 14, 2012. While South African traditional leaders ignore South Africa’s importance in the world with their draconian ideals, as they question the validity of their own equality … More Traditional Leaders Should Not Forget What South Africa’s Freedom Means to the World

While Nelson Mandela’s Health an Issue Uganda and Liberia forge Apartheid

What would Madiba have said and done about the Anti-homosexuality Bills in Uganda and Liberia? Melanie Nathan , February 25, 2012 While Liberia and Uganda are forging their anti-homosexuality agendas, former South African President Nelson Mandela, 93, who has not been available for some time to advise on ANC policy, was rushed to hospital with … More While Nelson Mandela’s Health an Issue Uganda and Liberia forge Apartheid

Apartheid Against LGBTI Americans – A View via the Hate Speech Ruling for South African Envoy to Uganda Jon Qwelane

06/02/2011, by Melanie Nathan, When I immigrated to the United States in 1985, I marveled at the U.S. Constitution. It protected everything.   I left a place where it was constitutional to discriminate – in fact it was required that one discern between races when it came to where people could live, who could vote and … More Apartheid Against LGBTI Americans – A View via the Hate Speech Ruling for South African Envoy to Uganda Jon Qwelane

The Apartheid State of Arizona – Precedent for LGBT Immigration Equality in California?

http://lezgetreal.com/?p=32025 Please Visit this Article on Blog at http://www.lezgetreal.com Example number 1:- I am a white US citizen – I was born in a foreign Country.  My work sends me to Arizona for a conference.  I have a profoundly different accent.  I walk into a store to purchase chewing gum. I ask the store clerk … More The Apartheid State of Arizona – Precedent for LGBT Immigration Equality in California?

NADLER V. FRANK = LGBT Unity?

A  Commentary- by Melanie Nathan of oblogdeeoblogda In response to this  Article By CHRIS JOHNSON,  in today’s Washington Blade  “Nadler to unveil DOMA repeal bill Tuesday  Frank not among legislation’s co-sponsors” at  http://www.washblade.com/thelatest/thelatest.cfm?blog_id=27153  There is so much LGBT popcorn popping on the Hill (D.C.) that it is tough to discern which bag to choose; the one … More NADLER V. FRANK = LGBT Unity?