Sign the petition: Protect Trans Kids

Sign the petition directed to the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) regarding a poorly qualified University of Cape Town (UCT) doctor advising on gender identity and sexual orientation in public schools in a harmful and discriminatory manner. Mental health professionals should advocate against discrimination and support children’s wellbeing by following recognised best practices […]

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Manual: Health workers attending to counter normative sexual orientations and gender identities

This training manual is directed towards enabling health workers to become sensitive in relation to LGBTI issues and to control what they can in providing for a more LGBTI friendly environment. Health services are orientated towards a heteronormative society and have been blind towards the needs of people who have sexual identities which fit into […]

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ANCWL to launch LGBTQ+ desk to tackle rampant hate crime

ANCWL to launch LGBTQ+ desk to tackle rampant hate crime Kimberley – In a bid to accommodate the largely marginalised and forsaken Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) community, the ANC women’s league (ANCWL) will on Friday launch a special desk for them. The desk would offer space for members of this community […]

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‘Oh my word; for us African gays it’s another story.’ Revealing the intersections between race, same sex-sexuality and schooling in South Africa

Articles ‘Oh my word; for us African gays it’s another story.’ Revealing the intersections between race, same sex-sexuality and schooling in South Africa Dennis A. FrancisDepartment of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa ABSTRACT In South Africa, the connection between race and sexuality cannot be ignored nor can the link between racism […]

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What does the teaching and learning of sexuality education in South African schools reveal about counter-normative sexualities?

  What does the teaching and learning of sexuality education in South African schools reveal about counter-normative sexualities?  By Dennis A Francis   —————————— See the link for attachment. NEW_BERA MANCHESTER 2019 (2) Please follow and like us:

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South Africa: Need for national traction on reproductive justice in South Africa following elections

Source: International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion   South Africa: Need for national traction on reproductive justice in South Africa following elections On 7 July 2019 the Weekend Argus reported that the Western Cape Provincial Minister of Health, MEC Nomafrench Mbombo, had authorised the addition of seven new facilities to provide safe, legal termination of pregnancy […]

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Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA

Gender Dynamix list of gender affirming health professionals in SA updated 19 August 2018 Western Cape General Practitioners Dr Carol Goedhals (Melkbosstrand)- 021 553 1030 Dr Steven Cornell (Rondebosch) – rccsteve@viamediswitch.co.za – 021 689 5141 Dr Irma Louw – 021 686 6130 (Rondebosch) Dr Lindy Dickson (Wynberg) – Lindy.Dickson-Hall@uct.ac.za / www.dicksonhall.co.za Dr Anthony Smith (Seapoint) […]

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Elect to protect reproductive Justice

  We are calling on the 3 major political parties to support an increase in the sexual and reproductive health budget for 2020 and use their power as members of parliament and the political party leader to lobby for an increase before voting day on 8 May. Why is this important? YOUR CALL TO REPRODUCTIVE […]

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Strengthening Support to LGBTIQ Adolescents

Strengthening Support to LGBTIQ Adolescents: Policy report on the rationale and scope for strengthening support to adolescents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or questioning | Resource Centre. Resource link: Strengthening Support to LGBTIQ Adolescents Author(s) Middleton-Lee, Sarah Contributor: Charthaigh, Aoife NicOsterlund, Sara Please follow and like us:

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