Being a Lesbian in South Africa.
Racism in the LGBT community
Gauteng has a vibrant, diverse gay culture supported by strong community structures, great places to meet and hang out and lots to do. But activists say gay and lesbian people are often attacked in townships. Archived from the original on But we have our own Matthew Shepards - we are just less willing to learn their names and honour their suffering with action The majority of the sample were from 15 to 34 years of age This page was last edited on 31 Januaryat Lesbians are being raped, assaulted and victimised "every day" in the townships, in an attempt to force a change in their sexual orientation.
In the face of all the challenges our community encounters daily, I embarked on a journey of visual activism to ensure that there is black queer visibility. The methodology that was used in this study was ethnography. Chong-Suk Han, one of the leading researchers of queer Asian Pacific American men says such images contribute to a cultural devaluation of gay Asian male sexuality. DUT vice-chancellor escorted off stage during slain student's memorial South Africa. South African Journal of Military Studies, 38 2: This is according to shocking new statistics that show that victimisation of KwaZulu-Natal's gay scholars is widespread.