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Equality is Everyone's Business: Eliminating Homophobia and Transphobia in South African Workplaces
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 15 May 2015
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Tackling corrective rape in South Africa: the engagement between the LGBT CSOs and the NHRIs (CGE and SAHRC) and its role
Author: Luis Abolafia Anguita
Created: 2010
Added: 09 December 2013
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What’s in a Name? Language, Identity and the Politics of Resistance
A collection of presentations from a gathering of feminist, gender and LGBTI activists. This conference looked at the language used to articulate violence against women and the LGBTI community, particularly the highly contentious term ‘corrective rape
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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After Apartheid: Consensus, Contentions and Gender in South Africa’s Public Sphere
This article questions the idea of South Africa’s democracy on the basis of rising violence against foreign nationals, women and sexual minorities.
Author: Shiren Hassim
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Sexual and Gender-based Violence: Everyday, Everywhere, and Yet ...
This article looks at women’s encounters with sexual violence and then compares these experiences with social responses to the incidents.
Author: Daniel Moshenberg
Created: 2009
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and Sexuality in South Africa
Speeches by Zackie Achmat and Dr Elaine Salo on their work combating gender-based violence, as well as analysis on linkages between struggles and causes of violence.
Author: Zackie Achmat & Dr Elaine Salo
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Sexual Violence against Lesbian Women in South Africa
An investigation into violence against women, with a particular focus on lesbian women, including analysis of causes of violence.
Author: Ines Gontek
Created: 2009
Added: 08 October 2013
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Sometimes X, Sometimes Y (Always Me): An Anthology of Lesbian Writing from South Africa
An anthology of poetry and other written works by lesbian women.
Created: 2006
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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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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Are Our Workplaces Safe and Supportive? Real-life Experiences of Lesbian, Bisexual and Gender-nonconforming Women
Author: Nina Benjamin, Nosipho Twala & Finn Reygan
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 15 May 2015
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Unravelling the Silences of Black Sexualities
This article charts approaches to African sexuality since the colonial period and the subsequent effects on contemporary African nations. It offers a critique of current discourses of sexuality.
Author: Sanya Osha
Created: 2004
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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Victims of Hate Crime
This article explores the need for internationally accepted definitions of hate crimes or bias-motivated crime.
Author: Juan A. Nel & Duncan Breen
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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The Lies We Have Been Told: On (Homo)Sexuality in Africa
This paper explores homophobia on the African continent, particularly the way homophobic attitudes and behaviours are both sanctioned by and used to reinforce patriarchy.
Author: Thabo Msibi
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Discriminatory Laws and Practices and Acts of Violence against Individuals Based on their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
A request by the Human Rights Council for a UN study on discriminatory laws and practices as well as acts of violence against LGBTI people.
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence in South Africa: Interview with Bernedette Muthien
An interview with gender activist Bernedette Muthien on gender-based violence and activism.
Author: Anitha Schall
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence and HIV: Relevance for HIV Prevention in Hyperendemic Countries of Southern Africa
This article looks at prevalence and causes of gender-based violence, and links this to HIV infection rates and prevention measures.
Author: Neil Andersson, Anne Cockcroft & Bev Shea
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 08 October 2013
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Experiences and Dimensions of Power: Discussions with Lesbian Women
This report explores lesbian women’s direct experiences of discrimination as well as reasons why victims of violence often don’t report such incidents.
Author: Helen Wells, Toni Kruger & Melanie Judge
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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South African Shadow Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women
An assessment of the South African government’s compliance with its obligations under CEDAW.
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Outside The Safety Zone: An Agenda for Research on Gender-based Violence against Lesbian and Gender-nonconforming Women in South Africa
An investigation into violence against lesbians and gender-nonconforming women in peri-urban areas, as well as issues around the justice system and current responses.
Author: Susan Holland-Muter
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
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