The second part of an edited extract from Femicide in South Africa (Kwela) by Nechama Brodie lists the names of black lesbians who were murdered, allegedly because of their sexual orientation
Her daughter was murdered but she finds peace by helping parents accept their LGBTI children
‘We’ve come to pray in this park because this is where the bodies of our children are always dumped, in the veld’
Even in the continent’s most hate-filled spots, there have been irreversible gains.
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.
Five men have been arrested in connection with the murder and rape of a former Banyana Banyana player, East Rand police said on Tuesday. Police spokesperson Johannes Ramphora said the body of Eudy Simelane was found in a field next to the Kwa Thema hostel.