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Steven Monjeza Split With Tiwonge Chimbalanga To Marry … a Prostitute?

We’ve been wondering aloud about who this girl is who managed to “come between” Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, Malawi’s most famous queer couple. Monjeza supposedly left his partner for a 24-year-old woman named Dorothy.

First of all: Dorothy? Really? That’s the name of the woman who’s stealing away a gay man? Loves it.

Second of all: This reporter has learned the identity of this Dorothy gal, and she’s been identified as a prostitute who cruises the local bars. Which is where she met Monjeza, apparently, because he’s been dubbed an alcoholic. And it’s that drinking that put at risk a donation from politician Sudi Adak Sulaiman — once accused of staging a coup to overthrow the government(!) — who wanted to pay for the wedding of Monjeza and Dorothy, but found Monjeza drunk at him home when he visited.

So we’ve gone from Monjeza wanting to marry another biological man, which his family and neighbors couldn’t believe, to everyone getting excited about him marrying a local hooker, which everyone is thrilled about. Awesome.

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  • Ilo Oba

    I saw this story on Nyasa Times… this gay issue in Malawi is become a drama

  • Kevin

    So what? Why should it matter? The guy lives in a country where he was brutalized, put on trial, convicted, and jailed for being gay. This is life and death.

    It’s pathetic for people in relatively free countries (where GLBT people are still regularly assaulted and murdered for being gay) to look down on someone else like this guy.

    In the UK, violent homophobia is on the rise. Right?

    Eastern European countries have horrific anti-gay conditions, also. Try being openly gay in Latvia, Lithuania, etc.

    In the U.S., there are no federal laws preventing discrimination against GLBT in employment and housing. Conservatives fight against laws to protect children from bullying. Etc.

  • Samwise

    Gee, I wonder what could possibly drive him to drink?

  • Boum Boum

    First, Aunt Tiwo is a woman.

    Second, this post reeks misogyny and privilege. So marrying a “biological man” is better than marrying a “local hooker”?

    You think gay men are worth better than female prostitute?

    I’m fed up with gay phallocrats!

  • Hilarious

    @Kevin: Thank you for posting that.

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