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Melanie Judge

Melanie Judge

    SA’s abstinence on UN sexual and gender rights vote is reckless
    SA’s abstinence on UN sexual and gender rights vote is reckless
    The ambassador exposes paradoxes in the country’s stance on LGBTI rights.
    Jon Qwelane is so proud of his hate
    Jon Qwelane is so proud of his hate
    Melanie Judge asks if Jon Qwelane should be able to use the right to free speech to argue that others shouldn't have rights.
    Hi, Cardinal Napier. I'm lesbian
    Hi, Cardinal Napier. I'm lesbian
    To deny the existence of gay people is to render them unknowable, says Melanie Judge.
    Gender violence requires broader lens
    Gender violence requires broader lens
    Victoria John's report on the murder of Thapelo Makhutle made for shocking reading, writes Melanie Judge.
    Deep read: Violence goes beyond blood
    Deep read: Violence goes beyond blood
    Horrific attacks on LGBTI people require context, not shrill headlines, if they are to be understood and prevented, writes Melanie Judge.
    Turning the gaze on gay rights
    Turning the gaze on gay rights
    Lesbian and gay rights activist Melanie Judge responds to the M&G's June 28 article "Gentle man's brutal murder turns spotlight on intolerance".
    Opening spaces to challenge prejudice
    Opening spaces to challenge prejudice
    As a society in transition, SA presents a contradictory picture in terms of the rights of lesbian and gay persons writes Melanie Judge & Jayne Arnott