Many men, thanks to social stigmas, are ashamed to report sexual hate crimes – but they are almost as common as they are against lesbians.
South African artist Zanele Muholi’s two shows come from different directions at the central issue: the (im)possibility of the task of mourning.
The man accused of killing Duduzile Zozo in what was first thought to be an instance of "corrective rape" has appeared in court.
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Sarah Britten and Haji Mohamed Dawjee talk about the FHM controversy and the difficulty with rape jokes in SA.
Anger is growing in areas where "corrective rape" and murder of lesbian women is rife, yet government has offered only words to console them.
Nandipha, now 25, has shared with Demelza Bush the tragic story of her "corrective rape", resulting in a life filled with constant fear.
Woe unto you if you step in the path of a powerless, patriarchal male - he will make you pay for the pain of his emasculation, writes Simphiwe Dana.
In terms of budget allocations and intent, the government has tried to correct the problems in urban communities but is failing via performance.
The efficacy of a task team set up to address the issue of violence against lesbians and transgender men in South Africa has been questioned.
Human Rights Watch says SA's lesbians and transgender men in townships and rural areas live in constant fear of harassment and "corrective rapes".
Gay rights activists marched to the KwaThema police station to voice their frustration over the police's "inaction" about solving hate murders.
SA has been referred to as the global capital of rape. More recently we've become the international headliner for "corrective rape".
A transgender man who endured corrective rape in Uganda hopes for a change in attitudes.
The NYDA and ANCWL have added their voices to the call for state and civil action to be taken to prevent "cowardly" sexual attacks on lesbians in SA.
They found Noxolo Nogwaza's body in a ditch. The lesbian activist had been stabbed with broken glass, and her teeth had been knocked out.
A 13-year-old lesbian girl was raped in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, the department of justice and constitutional development said on Friday.
Glynnis Underhill introduces us to an angry Cape Town woman who risks life and limb to help victimised lesbians.
The murder of a lesbian activist who was stoned and stabbed to death is part of an "epidemic" of hate crimes against gays, Human Rights Watch says.
Rights activists are speaking out against rapes targeting lesbians in South Africa.