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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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Violence against Women in South Africa – Fact Sheet
The fact sheet provides researched information and statistics on violence against women.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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Towards the ‘Good Society’: Healthcare Provision for Victims of Hate Crime from Periphery to Centre Stage
This study sets out the reasons why hate crime as a reporting and sentencing category is not a privilege, but rather paramount for ensuring a better life for all South Africans, regardless of sexual orientation.
Author: Juan A. Nel
Created: 2007
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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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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Same-Sex Sexuality in the North-West Province
A study of same-sex-orientated people in rural areas of South Africa’s North West Province. Social acceptance, experiences with healthcare providers, mental wellbeing and HIV prevalence are all examined.
Author: Hennie Baird
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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