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


News | 9 July 2020

Murder of lesbian prompts Mpumalanga march against violence

800 people march after Portia Mtsweni killed in Tweefontein


Brief | 6 January 2020

How we internalise stigma and shame

Biko’s legacy can help us recognise the invader within


Opinion | 4 December 2019

No answers nine months after Thuthukile Mabaso murdered in Manenberg

Activists demand that police prioritise LGBTI cases, murders


Brief | 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


Brief | 16 April 2019

Testosterone back in stock after stockout

Solidarity march at UCT to raise awareness about drug shortage


Brief | 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


Brief | 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


News | 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


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Legal Resources Centre and Free Gender want law repealed that allows officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples


News | 18 July 2018

Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July


Brief | 3 July 2018

Lesbian murder trial to start in Strand

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


Brief | 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


Law | 15 June 2018

Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

Prisoner alleges unfair discrimination


Law | 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


Brief | 23 May 2018

Protest over police handling of lesbian murder

Gender and gay rights organisations march to Delft police station


News | 21 May 2018