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South Africa

  • 13th June 2012

    Trans gay activist believed to have been brutally murdered in South Africa 14

    Thapelo Makutle is believed to have been killed on 8 June

    2:02 PM — Several reports have been circulating about a transgender and gay man brutally murdered after a homophobic and transphobic attack in South Africa.

  • 1st June 2012

    Feature: Is South Africa failing gay asylum seekers? 10

    South Africa faces a flood of LGBT refugees

    4:56 PM — With South Africa facing a flood of LGBT refugees from all over the African continent, a creaking asylum system is exposing them to corruption, homophobia and the risk of attack.  In this feature article we investigate the gravity of the situation, its sources and possible solution.

  • 7th May 2012

    South Africa: House of Chiefs oppose gay rights 57

    House of Chiefs provides a cultural point-of-view on matters legislative or advisory (Photo: Flickr)

    12:19 PM — The House of Chiefs in South Africa, also known as the National House of Traditional Leaders, have asked for the parliament to delete a clause in the constitution that guarantees equal rights for gay and trans people, a local news publication reports.

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