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Your Guide to the South African Equality Courts: A Step-by-step Process to Empower Paralegals, Community Leaders and Human Rights Educators
This manual provides a step-by step overview of accessing the Equality Courts. It can be used by both those who are legally qualified and those who are not.
Author: Joseph J. Hahn
Created: 2015
Country South Africa
Added: 07 October 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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Equal in Word of Law: The Rights of Lesbian and Gay People in South Africa
A consideration of the case law that contributed to the protection of LGBTI rights in post-apartheid South Africa.
Author: Wendy Isaack
Created: 2003
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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South African LGBTI Youth
This report looks at the needs of LGBTI youth from an organisational and service-delivery perspective.
Author: A.H Butler & G. Astbury
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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African Lesbians and Gay People – Final Destination South Africa?
The article considers discrimination and violence perpetrated against documented and undocumented LGBTI Refugees & Migrants in South Africa.
Author: Wendy Isaack
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 09 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 Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men
A training manual on the law and rights of LGBTI people, particularly those living with HIV.
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Home and the World: Lesbian and Gay Places in the Law
This article tracks the progress South Africa has made in terms of LGBTI rights since 1994, with specific reference to heterosexism in public spaces.
Author: Angelo Pantazis
Created: 2002
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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A Meeting of Queer Minds: Report on a Retreat of LGBTI Leaders and Activists from the Republic of Ireland and South Africa
A report from a dialogue between leadership and activists from Irish and South African LGBTI organisations. The exercise found that LGBTI communities were politically marginal in terms of access to human and socio-economic rights.
Author: Karen Martin
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Ex Parte: Consortium for Refugees and Refugees & Migrants in South Africa – Legal Brief on Hate Crimes in South Africa
This brief details how South Africa is lagging behind in terms of hate crimes legislation in comparison to international counterparts.
Author: Webber Wentzel Attorneys
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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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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Real Women and Real Lesbians: Discourses of Heteronormativity amongst a Group of Lesbians
This article contemplates the effects of heteronormativity on lesbian women’s identities in post-apartheid South Africa.
Author: Angela Ochse
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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Transgender Violence and HIV
A presentation on the difficulties faced by transgender people in accessing HIV treatment and related services, linked to the social stigma against transgender individuals.
Author: He-Jin Kim
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 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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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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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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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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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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