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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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Factsheet on Hate Crimes and Hate Speech
Factsheet on what Hate Crimes and Hate Speech, what you should do if you are a victim of a hate crime and where to go for support services.
Added: 24 April 2014
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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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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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The Women’s Movement and Lesbian and Gay Struggles in South Africa
A critique of the feminist movements failure to address and prioritise lesbian issues, as well as issues relating to the broader LGBTI community. The writer also identifies South African law and patriarchy as contributing factors to violence.
Author: Mary Hames
Created: 2003
Country South Africa
Added: 09 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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Guns and Roses: Advocacy in an Emerging Democracy
A comparative analysis of two successful South African advocacy campaigns: the Gun Free Campaign and the same-sex marriage campaign. The article provides insights for future advocacy campaigns in emerging constitutional democracies.
Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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HIV and GBV Prevention for Transgender people
A booklet on transgenderism and transsexuality, with a specific focus on gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS.
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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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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Lesbian Violence Explored
A look at violence as experienced by lesbian women in South Africa. The article also considers the agents involved in perpetrating and, potentially, solving this issue.
Author: Nitasha Moothoo-Padayachie
Created: 2004
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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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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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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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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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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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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