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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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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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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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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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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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Violence, Identity and Poverty
A discussion of two different theoretical explanations for violence in contemporary societies: one focused on culture and the other on politics.
Author: Amartya Sen
Created: 2008
Country USA
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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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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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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South Africa’s Social Conservatism: A Real and Present Danger
This article investigates how publicly expressed opinions of influential figures have impacted on homophobic violence in South Africa.
Author: Dale T. McKinley
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 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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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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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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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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The Country We Want to Live In: Hate Crimes and Homophobia in the Lives of Black Lesbian South Africans
A book on the social realities under which violence against women happens. Causes, solutions and activist interventions are primary themes.
Author: Nhlanhla Mkhize, Jane Bennet, Vasu Reddy & Relebohile Moletsane
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Arranging Prejudice: Exploring Hate Crime in Post-Apartheid South Africa
A look at hate and violent crimes in light of South Africa’s history and race relations.
Author: Bronwyn Harris
Created: 2004
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Practices of Power and Abuse in Gay Male Relationships: An Exploratory Case Study of a Young IsiXhosa-speaking Man in the Western Cape, South Africa
A snapshot of the experiences of a Xhosa gay man, with a focus on the power dynamics within gay-male relationships.
Author: Neil Henderson & Tamara Shefer
Created: 2008
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Gender-based Violence: The Lesbian and Gay Experience
An investigation into domestic violence within same-sex relationships and the use and effectiveness of the Domestic Violence Act in addressing this issue.
Author: Evashnee Naidu & Nonhlanhla Mkhize
Created: 2005
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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