On the 29th of June, after much deliberation, consultation and three rounds of talks of the South African Department of Justice, representatives of South Africa’s LGBTIAQ community has been appointed to an interim task team on homophobic and gender based hate crimes. These representatives will meet with a cluster of governmental representatives for SAPS, Social Development, Justice, National Prosecutors, Health etc. reporting to respective deputy ministers and inter-departmentally. Read the rest of this entry »
I would like to thank Bubbles Bar, Lola Lou and my friends of the Gay Flag of South Africa for the benefit they held for Luleki Sizwe. It was a drag extravaganza. Read the rest of this entry »
It was the morning of Saturday 11th June when Ndumie was called on to assist one of her lesbian sisters who had been attached the night before in Crossroads Informal Settlement, Cape Town.
That day Ndumie rushed over to find Nxolo Nkosana (23) angry yet fearful of spending that night in her home as she deals with wounds, pain and trauma of a vicious attack on her life.
She was walking home on the evening of May 10th with her partner and a few friends when she was suddenly and brutally attacked and stabbed. Read the rest of this entry »
Just an idea of how this whole campaign and meeting with the Minister is going to pan out… as we all know, things like this do not happen overnight, so here is some idea of the way forward…. Read the rest of this entry »
Our friends over at the Gay Flag of South Africa are generously donating proceeds from their new GLBT flag to Luleki Sizwe! Read the rest of this entry »
Thank you so much to team dance-party for raising a staggering £500!
Also to Daryl and her husband for raising Read the rest of this entry »
Thank you to UNISON Carlisle City Council Branch for their kind donation of £100!