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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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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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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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Outside The Safety Zone: An Agenda for Research on Gender-based Violence against Lesbian and Gender-nonconforming Women in South Africa
An investigation into violence against lesbians and gender-nonconforming women in peri-urban areas, as well as issues around the justice system and current responses.
Author: Susan Holland-Muter
Created: 2012
Added: 08 October 2013
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“We’ll Show You You’re a Woman”: Violence and Discrimination against Black Lesbians and Transgender Men in South Africa
The report details different incidents of violence against lesbian women and transgender men in South African townships, based on interviews with survivors.
Created: 2011
Added: 07 October 2013
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Hate Crimes against LGBTI in South Africa: Homophobic Violence as Patriarchal Social Control
The report looks at the experiences of black lesbian women and transgender people, and the reporting of violence against these groups by the media.
Author: Peggy W. Y. Lee
Created: 2008
Added: 07 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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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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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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Trans-hate at the Core of Gender-based Violence?
This article argues, on the basis of alarming rates of violence against LGBTI people – and trans individuals in particular – that violence against minority groups is gender rather than sexuality based.
Author: Liesl Theron
Created: 2009
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Criminalizing Identities: Rights Abuses in Cameroon based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
A report on widespread homophobic and gender-based rights abuses in Cameroon.
Author: Joseph Achille Tiedjou, Sébastien Mandeng, et al.
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 October 2013
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Forbidden: Institutionalizing Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians in Burundi
The report provides personal testimonies of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens of Burundi who have been subjected to violence, often at the hands of public officials.
Created: 2009
Added: 07 October 2013
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Decriminalisation of Sex Work – The Only Arrangement that Offers Dignity to Women (A Submission to the ANC Policy Discussion Document ‘Gender Paper’ and to the Parallel ANC Women’s League Discussion)
A presentation on the major challenges faced by sex workers, including transgender sex workers. Covers issues of harassment, health and safety.
Created: 2012
Added: 07 October 2013
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