Yeki Hambe- Production by Sex Worker Theatre South Africa
The Sex Worker Theatre SA (SWT SA) will be performing their show "YEKI HAMBE: Let it Go" at the Bindery Lab (UCT Hiddingh Campus) on 29 and 30 November. This Physical Theatre show is directed by Iman Isaacs and is the culmination of a training...
AGI Advisory Board Chair appointed Dean of Humanities
Associate Professor Shose Kessi, Chair of the AGI Advisory Board is the newly appointed Dean of the Humanities Faculty.
25 Years of Gender-Inclusive Ethics: A Commemorative Lecture Celebrating Prof. Amina Wadud
In 2021 UCT Gender Studies and Department of Religious Studies will introduce an interdisciplinary Masters degree programme in Islam, Gender and Sexuality. Moving toward this, in August this year the African Gender Institute and the Department of...
African Gender Institute part of local working group organising the Global LBQ Feminist Conference. AGI joins Triangle Project as the main host alongside the Gender Equity Unit (GEU), Femme Project, Free Gender and Gender Dynamix
The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second Class Citizen, Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta.
Women have a lot of interesting stories. So many cool, sad, sexy, funny and strange stories. Stories that inspire and stories that make you shake your head and roll your eyes. Stories that turn you on or make you want to turn away.
In the final episode of The Academic Citizen for 2016, Dr Mary Hames joins us to discuss issues of gender and sexuality within spaces of higher learning. Heteronormativity and patriarchy are still dominant within South African society, which makes it important to analyse how our universities respond to questions of sexuality and the rights of queer community members.
Call for Justice for South Africa's Golden Girl
As we reflect on Workers' Day today, 1 May, it is ironic that one of our most successful athletes’ career hangs in the balance because of the discrimination she has had to endure in the world of sport based on her classification as an intersex person. Socially, her dignity has been targeted on account of her lesbian sexuality and masculine gender expression. From high hopes to shattered dreams! Today we have experienced a major setback in the ‘so-called' era of advancing human rights and respect for diversity, globally.