Raising the baa: backlash over gay farmer ‘not as bad as expected’

15 May 2019 - 08:00 By Belinda Pheto
Reality dating show Boer Soek ‘n Vrou has introduced a gay contestant to its traditionally conservative audience.
Reality dating show Boer Soek ‘n Vrou has introduced a gay contestant to its traditionally conservative audience.
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The Afrikaans reality dating show Boer Soek ‘n Vrou has entered a brave new world by introducing its traditionally conservative audience to a gay contestant.

But while there have been some predictably negative comments, KykNet says the reaction has been largely positive – on its own platforms.

 

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