Movie director and activist known for socially-conscious movies want Apostles of Civilised Vice and Laws and Independence. He continues to be energetic in LGBT and Public Justice neighborhoods. He was raised in Sodium River, Cape City during apartheid. He was identified as having HIV in 1990 and experienced from a coronary attack in 2005. He wedded his partner Dalli Weyers in 2005. He was presented with the Nelson Mandela Health insurance and Human Rights Honor in 2003.