The gay pageant held last night in Johannesburg, South Africa. And for the first time since its inception, two black Africans participated in the pageant. Wendelinus Hamutenya, a 25-year-old nurse and midwife from Namibia and an Ethiopian graduate student named Robel Hailu, whose family disowned him after they found out he was planning to participate in the gay pageant .
Wendelinus Hamutenya came out as gay when he was 16. His father called the police and sent him to hospital for psychiatric treatment.
Now 25, Hamutenya was proud to represent his country, Namibia, at the Mr Gay World competition night – the first time the event has been staged in Africa.
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According to Guardian UK, South Africa is the only country on the continent to legalisegay marriage.