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Gay pageant winner beheaded
News24 ^ | 6/13/12

Posted on 06/13/2012 9:33:53 AM PDT by LibWhacker

Cape Town - A 23-year-old man from Kuruman, in the Northern Cape, was beheaded last Friday, allegedly because he was gay.

Thapelo Makutle was attacked at his place of work in the John Taolo Gaetsewe district on Friday, MambaOnline quoted the NGO Legbo Northern Cape as saying.

Makutle apparently got into an argument with two heterosexual men over his sexuality.

The attackers allegedly followed him to the room where he lived and cut his throat, decapitating him.

Makutle, who identified as both gay and transgender, was a volunteer for Legbo Northern Cape which provides support for LGBTI persons in rural communities.

He was recently crowned Miss Gay Kuruman and took part in the Kimberley Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian Festival.

"It's so sad. I can't describe the pain that we are feeling right now," Shaine Griqua, the Legbo Northern Cape director, told Mambaonline. "We have lost a young, talented, gay man who was open about who he was. The last few days have been like a dark cloud."

Griqua said that hate crimes were on the rise in the province. He said that a lesbian was recently attacked at a bar but chose not to press charges as she didn’t want to involve her family.

Cosatu in the Northern Cape also condemned the killing and urged the provincial government to call a summit on hate crime.

Makutle’s funeral will be held on Saturday in Kuruman.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; beheaded; beheading; homosexual; homosexualagenda; muslimworld; pageant; southafrica; whoops; winner

1 posted on 06/13/2012 9:34:01 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

Aw shucks, guess this means no Gay Wedding Honeymoon trips to Cape Town, SA


2 posted on 06/13/2012 9:39:51 AM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: LibWhacker

Thanx for the heads up.


3 posted on 06/13/2012 9:39:51 AM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: LibWhacker

All of the ‘polite things’ have already been said. That said, I’ll just refrain from commenting.

...


4 posted on 06/13/2012 9:44:22 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: LibWhacker

Cue up Lou Reed’s “Walk On The Wild Side”...


5 posted on 06/13/2012 9:44:48 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: duckman

No. You DID NOT do that.


6 posted on 06/13/2012 9:46:14 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: LibWhacker

beheaded or deheaded?


7 posted on 06/13/2012 9:47:43 AM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: LibWhacker
..a shame he wasn't a bit more "head-strong"...


8 posted on 06/13/2012 9:47:52 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: duckman

He gave good head.


9 posted on 06/13/2012 9:47:57 AM PDT by kabar
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To: LibWhacker

10 posted on 06/13/2012 9:49:44 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The Internet Never Forgets)
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To: LibWhacker

Unless beheadings are a commonplace event in the North Cape area, I’d say there’s something missing from this story.


11 posted on 06/13/2012 9:50:27 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Charles Martel

... that the attackers were in the ROP?


12 posted on 06/13/2012 9:54:17 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: LibWhacker
For those of you that don't know Cape Town SA is the homosexual capitol of Africa, kind of like their San Francisco.

FWIW

It also has one of the highest AIDS infection rates anywhere.

13 posted on 06/13/2012 9:55:42 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: LibWhacker
Was this Obama's other son?
14 posted on 06/13/2012 9:59:41 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: LibWhacker

“The attackers allegedly followed him to the room where he lived and cut his throat, decapitating him.”

Well, I’d say the killers used a fairly large knife and that it took them a few moments to do the deed; a particularly gruesome, violent and bloody act. The article seems to understate things just a bit.

Since the article calls this a “hate crime”, I want to know if there is a Muslim population in the area?


15 posted on 06/13/2012 10:00:28 AM PDT by miele man
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To: LibWhacker

Which head?


16 posted on 06/13/2012 10:15:10 AM PDT by moovova (Michelle Obama is a community snacktivist.)
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To: kabar

Tell me they didn’t pass the head around at the funeral.


17 posted on 06/13/2012 10:21:30 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: LibWhacker

I wonder if the runner up is happy about taking the lead now, bye a head.


18 posted on 06/13/2012 10:23:05 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: LibWhacker

The headline says it all.


19 posted on 06/13/2012 10:31:51 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

If that happened, it would make headline news.


20 posted on 06/13/2012 10:35:19 AM PDT by kabar
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To: LibWhacker

“Legbo Northern Cape which provides support for LGBTI persons”

I get the LGB and T but what’s the “I” for? In between?


21 posted on 06/13/2012 10:53:05 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: LibWhacker
Makutle, who identified as both gay and transgender,

He was really messed up in the head.

22 posted on 06/13/2012 11:00:21 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: LibWhacker

His last words to his lover as he left were “well, I’m heading out now”.


23 posted on 06/13/2012 11:05:02 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: massmike

That’ll do.


24 posted on 06/13/2012 11:06:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LibWhacker

I’m sure it was some white South Africans that did this.


25 posted on 06/13/2012 11:40:35 AM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: LibWhacker

Where’s the official White House condemnation?


26 posted on 06/13/2012 12:14:47 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Stormdog
I get the LGB and T but what’s the “I” for? In between?

I think the "B" for bisexual covers that one. Perhaps it means "Inquisitive"? I've never seen it before.

27 posted on 06/13/2012 12:26:37 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob

“Perhaps it means “Inquisitive”? I’ve never seen it before.”
You may be right. I’ve seen them use “Q” for “questioning”. But, any way that you cut it, the whole bloody thing’s absurd.


28 posted on 06/13/2012 12:34:44 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: LibWhacker

No one deserves to be, beheaded. Period. Save those, who themselves’ perp such atrocities on another.


29 posted on 06/13/2012 12:48:49 PM PDT by cricket (Narcissism IS the 'heart' of Liberalism . . .)
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To: LibWhacker

Sandusky should meet the same fate. There is more to the story then what is in print. Homo propaganda is not selling so well.


30 posted on 06/13/2012 1:26:41 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: LibWhacker
http://static.lulu.com/browse/product_thumbnail.php?productId=10905719&resolution=320

31 posted on 06/13/2012 1:33:59 PM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: LibWhacker
Am guessing this was a 'gay night club' that he was challenged in? If so; then it would appear that the men in 'question' may have intended to at least, harass; and maybe much worse; the victim.

More info per 'google'. . .A few notes per one excerpt. (Which clearly, informs us, that like many other environments; being Gay in South Africa is more than just 'risky' behavior.)

(While he attended; Makutle didn’t enter the pageant, as some media reports have suggested.)

South Africa guarantees the rights of LGBT people, though hate crimes are not uncommon. A lesbian in the Northern Province was recently stabbed in a bar, according the Legbo Northern Cape.

n Uganda, legislator David Bahati pressed for a measure to impose in the death penalty for homosexuality, but the bill was shelved following a storm of international criticism. He reintroduced the bill, which dropped the capital punishment clause>I> but increased the penalties for homosexuality, in February to applause from fellow legislators.

Traditionalists, led by the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa, are campaigning to have the equal rights clause for LGBT people removed from the constitution.

In October 2010, a Ugandan newspaper published a list of dozens of gay people with photographs, under the heading “Hang Them.” Ugandan gay activist David Kato, among those who picture was published, was slain with a hammer several months later.

Now; am curious as to 'who' the Traditionalists are. . .another google; this, one; will do later.

32 posted on 06/13/2012 1:43:40 PM PDT by cricket (Narcissism IS the 'heart' of Liberalism . . .)
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To: zerosix
Aw shucks, guess this means no Gay Wedding Honeymoon trips to Cape Town, SA

Au Contraire.
We should encourage it, perhaps subsidize it with our most egregious militants.

33 posted on 06/13/2012 1:43:55 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Lockbar

Of course. Since according to the lamestream media propaganda: “Black and homosexual are the same thing”./sarc


34 posted on 06/13/2012 1:57:24 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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