In Zimbabwe, it is a crime for two people of the same sex to hold hands, hug or kiss. Many seek shelter in South Africa, where they face xenophobia and hate crimes, including the "corrective rape" of lesbians.

This is Lukela's story.

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Animation: Brandon Blommaert
Story: Ariel Travis
Original score: The Desperado Orchestra
Directed by Matthew Heckart

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