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THE STATUS AND ROLE OF LEGISLATION IN SOUTH AFRICA AS A CONSTITUTIONAL DEMORACY: SOME EXPLORATORY OBSERVATIONS
Author: L du Plessis
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 24 April 2014
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An Exploratory Study of the Social Contexts, Practices and Risks of Men who Sell Sex in Southern and Eastern Africa
A report on the sexual practices of male and transgender sex workers, whose clients are male. The investigation was on exposure to HIV and other risks, and was conducted in southern and eastern Africa.
Author: Paul Bryce & Gordon Isaacs
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Factors Affecting Vulnerability to Depression among Gay Men and Lesbian Women in Gauteng, South Africa
A study that considers the leading causes of depression among LGBTI people and the effects of depression on individuals.
Author: Louise A. Polders, Juan A. Nel, Piet Kruger & Helen L. Wells
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Psychological Sequelae of Hate Crime Victimization among Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Adults
This article looks at the effects of hate crimes, victimisation and violence on gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, and considers how the failings of the criminal justice system add to these problems.
Author: Gregory M. Herek, J. Ray Gillis & Jeanie C. Cogan
Created: 1999
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Being Straight and Being Gay: Identity or Multiple Desire – the Case of South Africa
An article on the social factors that allow for ongoing prejudice and violence against LGBTI people, despite South Africa’s strong constitution. In addition, it offers insights into the sexual practices of men who have sex with men.
Author: Allanise Cloete, Laetecia Rispel, Carol Metcalfe & Vasu Reddy
Created: 2010
Country Nigeria
Added: 08 October 2013
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Intimate Partner Violence and Social Pressure among Gay Men in Six Countries
This paper examines reporting of intimate-partner violence and associations with social pressure among a sample of internet-recruited MSM in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.
Author: Catherine Finneran, Anna Chard, Craig Sineath, Patrick Sullivan & Rob Stepheneon
Created: 2012
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Criminalizing Identities: Rights Abuses in Cameroon based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
A report on widespread homophobic and gender-based rights abuses in Cameroon.
Author: Joseph Achille Tiedjou, Sébastien Mandeng, et al.
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 October 2013
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HIV and GBV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men
A guide for same-sex-attracted men that covers sex, sexuality, HIV prevention and violence.
Added: 07 October 2013
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DIP ME IN CHOCOLATE AND THROW ME TO THE LESBIANS: Homophobic hate crimes, the state and civil society.
This article describes some of the shortcomings in the prosecution of a homophobic hate crime as well as a non-governmental organisation’s attempt to influence the sentencing of the perpetrators.
Author: Kerry Williams
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 25 March 2014
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Resilience amidst Adversity: Being Gay and African in the New Century
An overview of the contemporary experiences of LGBTI people in Africa, particularly their vulnerable position in most country contexts.
Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2013
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Levels of Empowerment among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
An investigation into the levels of social and economic empowerment of lesbian women and gay men in the Durban area.
Author: Helen Wells
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Hate Crimes against Gay and Lesbian People in Gauteng: Prevalence, Consequences and Contributing Factors
A report focusing on the experiences of violence and discrimination by LGBTI people in Gauteng Province.
Author: Helen Wells & Louise Polders
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Not Crossing the Line: Masculinities and Homophobic Violence in South Africa
An article looking at constructions of masculinity and how these notions are contributing factors in homophobic and gender-based violence.
Author: Thabo Msibi
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Practices of Power and Abuse in Gay Male Relationships: An Exploratory Case Study of a Young IsiXhosa-speaking Man in the Western Cape, South Africa
A snapshot of the experiences of a Xhosa gay man, with a focus on the power dynamics within gay-male relationships.
Author: Neil Henderson & Tamara Shefer
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Fear for Life: Violence against Gay Men and Men Perceived as Gay in Senegal
The report looks at arbitrary arrests of gay men and men accused or suspected of being gay.
Author: Dipika Nath
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 October 2013
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Forbidden: Institutionalizing Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in Burundi
The report provides personal testimonies of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of Burundi who have been subjected to violence, often at the hands of public officials.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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