LGBTI

From New York’s ‘Kiki’ to Jozi’s ‘Queens’

On the last day of May, the Swedish Embassy in South Africa screened two films Kiki and Jozi Queens that focus on the LGBTQI community. Kiki, an American-Swedish co-produced documentary set in New York focuses on several young LGBT people of colour as they participate in contemporary LGBTQI African- American ball culture. The documentary exploits […]

June 12, 2017 Themes: LGBTI Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Swaziland: Kingdom Faces LGBTI Rights Review

Swaziland’s discrimination against LGBTI people is being put under scrutiny by a United Nations group. Swaziland, which is ruled by King Mswati III, as sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarch, signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in 2004, which protects the rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people among […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: LGBTI Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Mother’s day in a diverse world

Mother’s day in a diverse world

On  Wednesday the 17th of May 2017, the world joined in solidarity to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). Created in 2004, the day is used to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

More needs to be done for all LGBTI pupils_ The New Age_16 February 2017

More needs to be done for all LGBTI pupils_ The New Age_16 February 2017

Durban lesbian and gay community and health centre: Gender, HIV and AIDS analysis

This report looks at the work of the Durban Lesbian and Gay Community Health Centre which strives for the transformation of the LGBT community and a more healthy and equitable socuiety through a strategic focus on rights and healthy sexual relationships. There is an analysis of current research and theory about HIV and AIDS and […]

African Agenda

The cover story of this issue is on the Beijing Conference and is entitled Beijing: bringing the gains back home by Colleen Lowe Morna and Dzodzi Tsikata and looks at the achievements of the women’s conference and what it weill take to turn them into action in the current economic climate. There is a also […]

September 12, 2016 Themes: Economics | Gender equality | LGBTI Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

GIME Research Symposium Workshop Pack

Symposium concept paper Media programme strategy Gender and Media Diversity Centre concept paper LGBTI research analysis GAMAG research report  

September 9, 2016 Themes: Education | Feminism | LGBTI | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Agenda: twenty years of the constitution: reflecting on citizenship and gender justice

An article entitled Two decades of jurisprudence on substantive gender equality: what the Constitutional Court got right and wrong; another on judicial deconstruction of customary law for gender equality which looks at selected case law and an article on employment equity and elimination of discrimination: where are women with disabilities in the hierarchy? and Deaf […]

September 9, 2016 Themes: Feminism | Justice system | Land | LGBTI Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Ravaging the vulnerable: Abuses against persons at high risk of HIV infection in Bangladesh

The Human Rights watch publication covers the abuses against sex workers, men who have sex with men and injection drug users. State responses are examined and recommendations are made with regard to reform of the law enforcement system and the expansion of the national effort against HIV.

Sexual orientation and gender identity – GMPS

Sexual orientation and gender identity – GMPS

Whose news, whose views?
Gender and Media Progress Study 2015
Chapter 7
Southern Africa, 2016

August 8, 2016 Themes: HIV/AIDS | LGBTI Programs: Gender & Media