LGBTI

 
Trans toilet access still a struggle
Trans toilet access still a struggle
Much like any of the young women at her college, Anouchka Smit entered one of the college’s toilet stalls. A few seconds later, two young men...
WHO removes classification of transgenderism as a mental illness
WHO removes classification of transgenderism as a mental illness
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday that identifying as transgender will no...
DA to charge embattled Knysna mayor for misconduct
DA to charge embattled Knysna mayor for misconduct
Knysna mayor Mark Willemse is anticipating his party — the Democratic Alliance (DA) — will charge him for misconduct on Monday after he...
Mauritius: Paradise for who?
Mauritius: Paradise for who?
Carou Labonne has always been proud of Mauritius, the island she calls home. “I’ve always said it is paradise,” she says.
Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
Change comes slowly to eSwatini. The nation formerly known as Swaziland — and still labelled as such at border posts, on road signs and on...
Why students reject whiteness
Why students reject whiteness
During the colonial and apartheid years, education in South Africa was used to subjugate the black majority and propagate Eurocentrism and white...
It’s time to queer psychology and new LGBTI guidelines will achieve this
It’s time to queer psychology and new LGBTI guidelines will achieve this
An historic document was launched in Johannesburg this evening by the Psychological Society of South Africa. It is a set of practice guidelines...
Pastors heed the homophobic call
Pastors heed the homophobic call
Week after week, with perfunctory precision, the electrodes would be attached to various parts of Pieter Oberholzer’s body. His temples. His...
Doctors shouldn’t define the norm
Doctors shouldn’t define the norm
On October 26 1996, a small group of activists picketed outside an American Academy of Paediatrics conference in Boston to draw attention to the...
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
As a coloured queer man, I was disturbed that Inxeba (The Wound) was reclassified with a rating of X18 for strong “pornographic” content, as...
Trans people have regrets too
Trans people have regrets too
I rang up my friend Kate after seeing a report on Russia TV about a university in the United Kingdom that reportedly approved then later rejected a...
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
“This used to be the most popping neighbourhood,” Gape Khudu says, of Phase Two in Gaborone, where he shares a house with his close friend,...

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