LGBTI

South Africa votes for UN gay rights position

Only three African countries support Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

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22 November 2016

Gay rights groups strike back

SA’s support for Africa’s opposition at UN to gay rights watchdog brings local and international condemnation

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11 November 2016

Survey finds lack of direct contact with gay people

40% of South Africans say they don't know any gay or lesbian people

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12 September 2016

Traditional healers show that being gay is African

"People call me names ... but I don't care."

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15 August 2016

Public cut-out for gay rights

Scalabrini Centre stages “Let’s Face It” campaign outside parliament after South Africa's UN vote

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7 July 2016

South Africa abstains from UN vote to protect human rights

Resolution on gay rights watchdog passed without SA support

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5 July 2016

No arrests four years after lesbian murdered

People still live in fear of hate crimes and are afraid to report them

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24 June 2016

I am not my sexuality, say youth

Exhibition tells the stories of young gay and transgender people

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16 June 2016

More than laws needed to change hateful attitudes

Outside of legislative channels, civil society is also combating homophobia in various ways

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10 June 2016

Imaginative gay rights campaign launched

Scalabrini hopes to change attitudes in immigrant communities

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19 April 2016

Botswana Court of Appeal unanimously recognises gay rights organisation

Judgment has broader implications for many African countries that do not recognise sexual minorities

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23 March 2016

Progress on gay rights in Malawi is too slow

Leaders must remove legislation that discriminates against same-sex minorities

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15 March 2016

Annual showdown between Cape Town Pride and protesters

R40 entrance fee to event sparks even more controversy

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28 February 2016