Transgender

High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe

In a progressive judgment with far-reaching implications, the Zimbabwean high court found that transgender people have the same rights as all citizens

Cruel warders target trans inmates

A trans woman held in a male prison says she is being harrassed by staff and authorities won’t take her case seriously

Australia seeks to bring more transgender people to sports

Australia's move comes as debate rages globally about whether transgender athletes have an unfair competitive advantage
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There’s more to gender than ‘men’ & ‘women’. Here’s why.

Cisgender, transgender, non-binary. What does it all mean? We give you the low down.

Fighting the ‘whiteness’ of hope

A Brazilian trans woman has faith in Umbanda and Candomblé, two African-derived religions

Africans say SA’s queer ‘haven’ is hell

Nondiscriminatory laws exist in name only for those seeking refuge from Uganda and elsewhere

SA’s pioneer intersex and trans models

Lauren Foster and Monique Walker found themselves in a conservative but developing industry

Becoming: Why most medical aids don’t pay for transgender care

For transgender people, gender-affirming care can be a matter of life and death. But medical aids still see it as a choice rather than a necessity.

Transgender healthcare: What to know before you hit the waiting room

Finding gender-affirming care can be tough but there are some tips and resources to help.

Equality Index shines light on queer inclusion in the workplace

A 2014 study of queer discrimination in the workplace found 53% of queer workers hide who they are at work

Trans toilet access still a struggle

Transgender students in South Africa face fear and sexual harassment when they are forced to use gender-specific facilities at their institutions

WHO removes classification of transgenderism as a mental illness

The WHO has recategorised transgenderism from being a ‘mental disorder’ to being a condition relating to ‘sexual health’

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.