Allyship allows him to queerbait incessantly

Siv Ngesi is the Leon Schuster of gay rights

In the onslaught of diversely cast shows of the 90s, a show called Streaks would become one of the most memorable of its time.

One particular star of this cast was Th​emba Ndaba, who played the role of a flamboyant gay hairdresser. Ndaba barely lasted a season on the show when he became the subject of social derision for a gay role that did not reflect the heterosexual actor off camera, who was happily married to Sophie Ndaba at the time...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.