Making the sex change from John to Carol

Carol Holly lives a Mrs Doubtfire life in Boston in the United States, but there is more to the South African engineer than meets the eye.

University of WC faces rights row after transgender student beaten

Members of the University of the Western Cape's rights group Gayla UWC claim security failed to intervene in an assault of a transgender student.

‘Third sex’ get chance to fly Thai high

Thai airline becomes the first in the country to employ transgender people.

HRW report puts gender task team under scrutiny

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.

Report finds lesbians live in terror

Human Rights Watch says SA's lesbians and transgender men in townships and rural areas live in constant fear of harassment and "corrective rapes".

The tide of intolerance must turn

A transgender man who endured corrective rape in Uganda hopes for a change in attitudes.

Joy and pain as transgender Indians wed Hindu god

Transgender Indians save up money every year to buy beautiful new wedding dresses for a festival at which they get married to a Hindu god.

Making the ‘T’ and ‘I’ in LGBTI visible

I thought I knew all about prejudices against sexual minorities. After all, I have self-identified as gay for more than 10 years.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it