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One response, articulated by religious practitioner Laurie Gaum, was that, “If black lesbians are being killed and raped then I as a gay person am suffering and I must get involved”.As people spoke from the floor, it became quickly clear that Van As held a minority view.With the best of intentions he appeared to be clueless about the broader dimensions and significance of the event.Sivu Onesipho Siwisa, who facilitated the meeting, opened by clarifying that Ikasi didn’t organise Pride events and marches, but sought through its influence and mediation to restore the essence of pride in rural and township areas specifically.In his opening comments Matthew van As of Cape Town Pride spoke about the event as “a celebratory festival”.
Ikasi Pride’s stated aim was “to discuss amongst ourselves as the [gay and lesbian] community, ways in which we can create a Pride event that represents the diversity within Cape Town, and collectively address the issues faced by all [gay and lesbian] people.” Ikasi, together with many in the community, feel that Pride should be far more inclusive, promote HIV/Aids awareness, safe sex awareness, reach out to the rest of Africa (where gay people were being persecuted and some had come to the Mother City for refuge), and also be an event to promote gay and lesbian film, art and literature.