Hundreds sign petition to deny bail to man accused of murdering lesbian

“This was a hate crime. He lives in the community where the victim resided.”


News | 12 April 2018

Soweto gay pride march against hate crimes

Last year’s event was cancelled


Photo Essay | 2 October 2017

Being a refugee and a lesbian is difficult, says Somali woman

“I felt like I was in a cage”


Feature | 30 August 2017

Wits students stand up for gay rights

“We stand here in pride, in solidarity and in defiance with what it means to be in a positive, beautiful and queer relationship.”


News | 21 August 2017

Gay immigrants campaign for acceptance

Night of solidarity held for Cape Town immigrant and LGBTI community


News | 28 July 2017

SA director pulls out of Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

“It is impossible to look past the fact that the festival could serve as a diversion from the human rights violations being committed by the state of Israel”


News | 26 May 2017

Home Affairs sued over sex description

Three transgender women and their spouses seek to compel Home Affairs to amend the national population register, their birth certificates, and issue new IDs.


Brief | 23 February 2017

Two lecturers suspended over homophobic taunts

Blade Nzimande says “Constitution is absolutely clear” on discrimination


Brief | 21 February 2017

South Africa votes for UN gay rights position

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


News | 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


News | 11 November 2016

South Africa attempts to stop the work of UN gay rights watchdog

LGBTI activists alarmed and disappointed

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News | 7 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


News | 12 September 2016

Traditional healers show that being gay is African

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


News | 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


Brief | 7 July 2016

South Africa abstains from UN vote to protect human rights

Resolution on gay rights watchdog passed without SA support


News | 5 July 2016

No arrests four years after lesbian murdered

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


News | 24 June 2016