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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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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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Gender-based Violence and Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas
A report on women as victims of violence in times of war or armed conflict.
Author: Rashida Manjoo & Calleigh McRaith
Created: 2011
Country USA
Added: 09 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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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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The Country We Want to Live In: Policy, Practice, Legislation with Respect to Hate Crimes – a HSRC and ISS Joint Panel Discussion
A paper calls for all-round legal reform to address hate crimes, including the need to widen the definition to include violence against sexual minorities and Refugees & Migrants.
Author: Dr Danny Titus
Created: 2011
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 in South Africa: Interview with Bernedette Muthien
An interview with gender activist Bernedette Muthien on gender-based violence and activism.
Author: Anitha Schall
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
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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What’s in a Name? Language, Identity and the Politics of Resistance
A collection of presentations from a gathering of feminist, gender and LGBTI activists. This conference looked at the language used to articulate violence against women and the LGBTI community, particularly the highly contentious term ‘corrective rape
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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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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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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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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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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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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