SOWETAN LIVE: Sex worker is also HIV activist

23 March 2016 There are boxes of condoms inside gay sex worker Dudu Bele’s shack at Marapong township in Limpopo. For Bele, 30, contracting HIV-Aids is a daily risk which has inspired him to go out and distribute condoms and sachets of lubricant around the township in Lephalale near Eskom’s Medupi power station. Yesterday, a government delegation led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the area to promote awareness on tuberculosis and HIV-Aids-related diseases to mark World TB Day. Ramaphosa, who is also deputy chairman of the SA National Aids Council, was also in the area to oversee the handover of a new health centre. Bele said they were excited to have a bigger health facility in the area because the old clinic was too small to accommodate everyone. He also works with the Sisonke Sex Worker Movement and said HIV-Aids was a big issue in the area. Read full article: … Continue reading →