LGBTI

Women and children hit by refugee office closure, court hears

Sonke Gender Justice is seeking to join as a friend of the court in Scalabrini versus Minister of Home Affairs case

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12 November 2020

New LGBTQI+ draft guidelines for schools critically flawed say education activists

Western Cape Education Department is evaluating comments on its Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Guidelines

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9 July 2020

Murder of lesbian prompts Mpumalanga march against violence

800 people march after Portia Mtsweni killed in Tweefontein

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6 January 2020

How we internalise stigma and shame

Biko’s legacy can help us recognise the invader within

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4 December 2019

No answers nine months after Thuthukile Mabaso murdered in Manenberg

Activists demand that police prioritise LGBTI cases, murders

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5 July 2019

Homophobic staff at Cape Quarter coffee shop make chef’s life a misery

Bootlegger management says homophobia is unacceptable and it is rectifying the situation

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16 April 2019

Testosterone back in stock after stockout

Solidarity march at UCT to raise awareness about drug shortage

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27 March 2019

Magistrate finds that murder of Noxolo Xakeka was not a hate crime

Bongile Joni pleads guilty, sentenced to an effective eight years in prison

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11 October 2018

Gay Congolese man’s harrowing journey to reach asylum in South Africa

But Saadi Ali Tokiti says he feels unsafe and unwanted in Cape Town

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10 August 2018

Magistrate threatens “uncooperative” murder accused’s freedom

Bongile Joni was released on a warning despite being charged with murdering a Strand woman allegedly because of her sexual orientation

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18 July 2018

Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

Legal Resources Centre and Free Gender want law repealed that allows officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples

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18 July 2018

Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July

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3 July 2018

Lesbian murder trial to start in Strand

Activists are demanding that the state explain why the accused is not in jail

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26 June 2018

Court rules that religion cannot be used as a defence for anti-gay hate speech

An explanation of the Equality Court’s ruling against against Pastor Oscar Bougaardt

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15 June 2018

Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

Prisoner alleges unfair discrimination

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24 May 2018

“When will we black lesbians live freely in our community?”

Triangle Project moves to get man accused of lesbian murder behind bars

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23 May 2018