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and Intersex persons
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Leadership and Wellness delegates reconnect, with stronger resolve than ever!

South Africa, 2 February 2018

From 21 to 29 June 2017, 18 transgender and intersex delegates from eight African nations were brought together by Iranti for a nine-day intensive leadership and wellness training session aimed at strengthening the region’s network of activists and provide the skills needed for them to press for meaningful change. Gallery...


Lerato Moloi funeral 2017

South Africa, 26 May 2017

On Sunday, 14 May 2017, the body of Lerato Tambai Moloi was discovered; she had been raped and stoned to death. One of many victims in recent months, the LGBTI and residents of Moloi’s community in Naledi, Soweto, march for justice and visibility. Gallery...


Kayla Glover funeral 2015

South Africa, 25 March 2015

Iranti worked with Rock of Hope the LGBTI human rights organisation in Swaziland in documenting and reporting on the murder of Kayla Glover. Gallery.


Rainbow Leadership Training 2013

Sweden, October 2013

Jabu Pereira attends Rainbow Leadership Training in Sweden during October 2013. They will reunite in 2014 in Cape Town. Gallery


Limpopo Pride 2013 - Gallery

Soweto Pride 2013 - Gallery

Ekhuruleni Pride 2013 - Gallery

People's Pride 2013 - Gallery

Johannesburg, October 2013

Over the past year, South Africa's LGBTI landscape has seen an increasing number of Pride celebrations, from rural towns in Mafikeng to urban centres like Joburg. In addition, this year Pretoria held its first Pride. The Prides reflect the context we embrace on a daily basis in South Africa. Racial inequalities, class struggles, women-centred agendas and LGBTI-focused agendas, in priviledged suburbs and poor neighbourhoods. No surprise that in 2013, in Johannesburg, the schism created by these issues was revealed in the Joburg People's Pride and the Joburg Sandton Pride events.


67 Minutes of Shame

Johannesburg, July 2013

67 minutes of action, is an annual call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, to celebrate Mandela's memory by doing 'good' for others. In 2012, the LGBTI community took up Mandela's legacy by speaking out against the State's silence on hate crimes, rapes and murders and its community. In this moment we marched from the Johannesburg library gardens to the ANC headquarters, they shut down their doors and refused to see us. A week later we met with the national leadership of the ANC. Gallery


Andritha Thapelo Morifi murder

South Africa, June 2012. Andritha Thapelo Morifi lived a an out lesbian in Phola Park, Mokopane. She was killed on 29 June 2012 in her home with a braai-fork inserted into her throat. Gallery



From South Africa and Namibia to Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda, human rights advocacy is richer because of the resolve of activists like these. Photo by Gugu Mandla

Leadership and Wellness delegates reconnect, 2018. From South Africa and Namibia to Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda, human rights advocacy is richer because of the resolve of activists like these. Photo by Gugu Mandla


Workshop ~ Media Training for Young LGBTI Activists

South Africa, 26 September 2012

With Spectraspeaks.

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism

South Africa, 8 December 2012

The community talks about acceptance, violence and loss.









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