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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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Hate Crimes:the rise of corrective rape in South Africa
This Action Aid report describes some of the most shocking instances of violence, which include corrective rape.
Author: Andrew Martin, Annie Kelly, Laura Turquet and Stephanie Ross.
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 15 April 2014
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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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Violence against Lesbians and LGBTI Rights in Africa
A resolution passed by the European Parliament on combating and addressing violence against LGBTI people, especially lesbian women, in light of the increasing levels of rape and assault in Africa.
Created: 2012
Country Belgium
Added: 09 October 2013
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Learners’ Aggression towards Learners Perceived as Having a Homosexual Orientation in an Independent Secondary School Environment
A study on homophobia and discriminatory behaviours among Grade 11 learners at a South African high school.
Author: Hendrik Petrus Mostert
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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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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Hegemony and the Internalisation of Homophobia Caused by Heteronormativity
This article examines hegemony and heteronormativity as contributing factors to homophobia and internalised homophobia.
Author: Yolanda Dreyer
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
Added: 09 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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Exploring Homophobic Victimisation in Gauteng, South Africa: Issues, Impacts and Responses
This report juxtaposes the rights enshrined in the South African Constitution with the everyday reality for sexual minorities, thus drawing attention to the justice system's failure to protect LGBTI persons.
Author: Melanie Judge & Juan A. Nel
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Summary Report on Levels and Trends of Hate Victimisation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) Persons in the Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape Provinces, South Africa
A summary of three reports that looked at hate victimisation against LGBTI groups in three key locations in South Africa.
Created: 2007
Country South Africa
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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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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Opening Doors: A Global Survey of NGO Attitudes Towards LGBTI Refugees
An investigation into the treatment of LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers NGO workers. The report reveals high levels of discrimination, mainly due to a lack of education and sensitivity training.
Created: 2012
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Correcting ‘Corrective Rape’: Carmichele and Developing South Africa’s Affirmative Obligations to Prevent Violence against Women
This article calls for the state and criminal justice system to play a more active role in addressing physical and sexual violence against lesbians.
Author: Lorenzo di Silvio
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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Rainbow Bridges: A Community Guide to Rebuilding the Lives of LGBTI Refugees and Asylees
The research looks at the integration of LGBTI refugees into their new communities and the many difficulties they face.
Created: 2012
Added: 09 October 2013
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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the Protection of Forced Refugees & Migrants (A Special Edition of Forced Migration Review)
A collection of articles exploring the challenges and issues experienced by LGBTI Refugees & Migrants and refugees in different parts of the world.
Author: Marion Couldrey & Maurice Herson (eds)
Created: 2013
Country England
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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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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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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