Colorblind: interracial love in Southern Africa

Colorblind: interracial love in Southern Africa

Under apartheid, dating across racial lines ended up being banned for legal reasons. One fourth of a hundred years later on, Southern Africa nevertheless struggles to welcome young couples that are interracial the rainbow country. Sertan Sanderson reports.

A couple that is young straight straight down Cape Town’s stylish Bree Street beneath the temperature of this January sunlight. They ooze the sort of self- self- confidence this is certainly typical associated with honeymoon stage of any relationship. Once they hold arms the thing is a realm of tenderness among them, as soon as they kiss its nearly an work of purity.

But there are several which may wish to rain on the parade, those that glare and stare at their union in nearly a feeling of disbelief. A gay couple, but they’re also an interracial couple because, not only are Dries Grobler and Brolin Meyer. Even yet in Cape Town, South Africa’s many city that is liberal their love pushes boundaries even now.

“We have lots of appearance, but see on the other hand I’m not sure could it be because we are homosexual or perhaps is it…” – Dries does not also complete their phrase. The 31-year-old IT analyst does not also would you like to state the “R” term.

Dries Grobler and Brolin Meyer came across at Cape Town’s Pride parties in February 2018

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