• #JusticeForGugu: The Murder of Gugu Modise - Duration: 5 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 4 days ago
    On 1 September 2018, Gugu (Gustav) Modise, a trans woman, was brutally murdered in the North West town of Ventersdorp. Gugu’s stabbing is just the latest incident of many against members of the LGB...
  • Home Affairs vs the heart: Wendy and Nomfundo's story - Duration: 3 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    Wendy and Nomfundo Ngidi-Kessman are a loving couple like any other, but South Africa's Department of Home Affairs spent 18 months denying Wendy's right to a spousal visa. Without the visa, Wendy, ...
  • Ricky Nathanson's Story - Duration: 9 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    On International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), we stand with Ricky Nathanson. Ricky faced degrading abuse in her home country of Zimbabwe, simply for being transgender. She was t...
  • South African Hate Crimes: Lerato Moloi - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    Lerato "Tambai" Moloi was brutally murdered in Naledi Township, Soweto, at the height of the #MenAreTrash movement. Yet, countless queer women like herself still live in fear. Today is Freedom Day,...
  • South African Hate Crimes: Nonki Smous - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    South Africa's LGBTI community has suffered a spate of hate crimes in recent years. This Freedom Day, we call for justice for Nonki Smous who was murdered and burned, shocking the community of Kroo...
  • South African Hate Crimes: Lesley Makousa - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    On Freedom Day we remember Lesley Makousa, who was brutally murdered in the North West Province, to the horror of his community. South Africa is not free unless we are all free. Stand with the LGBT...
  • On the bench: Sidelined for being Intersex #JamesJohnson - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    7 April is World Health Day, and in 2018 Iranti is dedicated to highlighting the many health violations and social stigma faced by intersex persons across the region.

    James Johnson was a rising st...
  • Transaction Tebello Khatiti - Duration: 78 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Have you ever felt excluded? Invisible? This Human Rights day, join Tebello Khatiti and declare your rights to the world. We all have the right to religious freedom!
  • Trans(action)! - Kute Mabirisa - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Have you ever felt excluded? Invisible? This Human Rights day, join Kute Mabirisa and declare your rights to the world. We all have the right to equal access to healthcare!
  • Trans(action)! - Eva Mofokeng - Duration: 98 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Have you ever felt excluded? Invisible? This Human Rights day, join Eva Mofokeng and declare your rights to the world. We all have the right to freedom of expression!
  • Trans(action)! - Danny Manamela - Duration: 81 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    Have you ever felt excluded? Invisible? This Human Rights day, join Danny Manamela and declare your rights to the world. We all have the right to human dignity and respect!
  • National Intersex Meeting 2017 - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    On 11 December 2017, Iranti joined activists and members of the intersex community in the first largescale engagement with government on matters of intersex genital mutilation, infanticide, healthc...
  • Iranti 5 Years and Forward - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    2017 marked Iranti’s fifth year documenting and advocating for the human rights of lesbian, transgender and intersex persons in Africa. This year we have been witness to terrible tragedies, such as...
  • Africa Intersex Meeting 2017 - Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Intersex rights activists from across Southern, East and West Africa met in November in Johannesburg to host the first regional intersex meeting. This convening was funded by the Intersex Human Rig...
  • I Rise - Duration: 6 minutes, 2 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    An abstract look into Nigel Patel’s heated emotions and frantic thoughts on gender, society, violence, and the place where they all meet in the wake of a homophobic and transphobic trial in Nigel’s...
  • Bruise - Duration: 9 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    Busi cannot go outside. It’s too much to face the world right now. Why won’t their former lover, Malusi, not just leave well enough alone? He’s the one who didn’t want them to be together after all...
  • Transgender Day of Rememberance 2017 - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    Between 1 October 2016 and 30 September 2017, more than 325 transgender people were murdered around the world. This statistic is incomplete and the total number who have passed away due to illness,...
  • Intersex Day of Solidarity with ISSA - Duration: 5 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    Intersex Day of Solidarity occurs every year on 8 November, and so Iranti joined with Intersex South Africa, a newly relaunched organisation advocating for the rights of intersex persons, to look a...
  • Stop Trans Pathologisation Worldwide! - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    To mark the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologisation, Iranti interviewed several medical doctors on the topic of trans-affirming healthcare.
    These interviews form the basis for our u...
  • We stand by LGBT+ Egyptians! #ColorsRNotShame - Duration: 3 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    In September 2017, Egyptian authorities began cracking down on LGBT+ citizens, arresting at least 50 in just a month. Egyptian law has no basis for this and it is a violation of the human rights of...
  • Siyanibona promotional video - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Iranti-org is proud to announce the launch of our new show on Soweto TV. Siyanibona - We See You.

    Join us on Wednesday 20 September on Soweto TV, DSTV channel 251 as we discuss various aspects of ...
  • Transgender in Kenya: Arnest's Journey - Duration: 6 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    All Kenyans have the legal right to change their names- but for transgender citizens like Arnold, government officials have spent years denying his applications. Now, with a new ruling which preven...
  • Name-change victory for trans Kenyans - Duration: 3 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    All Kenyans have the legal right to change their names- but for decades government officials would refuse to extend that right to transgender citizens.
    Through the work of local groups like TEA and...
  • Decriminalisation in Seychelles - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    On 18 May 2016, a bill was approved by the Parliament of Seychelles to repeal the anti-sodomy law in section 151 of the island nation's penal code. Iranti-org spoke to local activist, Ronny Arnephy...
  • Transgender Victory in Limpopo: Nare Mphela's Story - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    In 2014, Iranti-org made contact with Nare Mphela, a high school learner in Limpopo Province who faced multiple forms of discrimination from her school principal due to her gender identity.

    Now, t...
  • A look at the Trans Health 2017 - Duration: 4 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    An overview of the 3rd biennial conference on Trans Health, Advocacy and Research.

    Gender DynamiX and Iranti-org facilitated the conference as a space for trans and gender-diverse persons from ac...
  • 3rd Trans Healthcare Conference opening - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    On 23 February 2016, the 3rd Biennial conference on Trans Health, Advocacy and Research kicked off.
    Organised by Gender DynamiX and Iranti-Org, the conference was a space for Trans and gender-dive...
  • Hate Crimes and Hate speech Bill Conversation: Joshua Sehoole - Duration: 8 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Iranti-org brings the next episode of the Conversations around the Hate Speech and Hate Crimes Bill, where Maneo Mohale, speaks to Joshua Sehoole, Iranti-org Regional Human Rights Manager, on his v...
  • Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill Conversation: Sekotlaone Phamod - Duration: 9 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Iranti-org beings the next episode of the Conversations around the Hate Speech and Hate Crimes Bill, where Maneo Mohale speaks to Sekotlaone Phamodi, a LGBTI activist, on his views of the new draft...
  • Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill Conversation: Juan Nel - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Iranti-org brings the next episode of our Conversations around the draft Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, in which Maneo Mohale speaks to Professor Juan Nel, from UNISA, on the history and process...
  • Hate Crimes Bill Conversation Kelly Gillespie - Duration: 9 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    In the second video of Iranti-org’s five-part conversation series about the draft Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, we sat down with Dr. Kelly Gillespie, a senior lecturer in the Department of Anth...
  • Hate Crimes Bill Public Engagement - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    On the 11th of November 2016, Iranti-org, in collaboration with the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), hosted a public engagement on the draft Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hat...
  • I am African - Duration: 80 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    On International Human Rights Day Iranti-org says let us celebrate human rights for all - 10 December 2016
  • Jacobus Witbooi - Duration: 7 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Jacobus Witbooi, 16 December 1988 - 24 November 2016. Jacobus was the African Coordinator for Pan Africa ILGA at the time of his death. A resilient young LGBTIQ activist, born in Namibia moved to...
  • Dimakatso - Duration: 7 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Intersex Solidarity Day is internationally observed to highlight issues faced by intersex people. In honor of the day, Abraham and Dimakatso Sebidi share with us their journeys from Dimakatso's bir...
  • Intersex Awareness Day - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has repeatedly
    recognized Intersex Genital Mutilations as a "harmful practice", and
    recently issued strong binding recommendations obliging South Afric...
  • Queer Pride is African Pride Exhibition Opening (Panel discussion) - Duration: 4 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    There have been pride parades in South Africa celebrating LGBT pride since 1990.
    South African pride parades were historically used for political
    advocacy protesting
    against discrimination and viol...
  • Queer Pride is African Pride Exhibition Opening - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Pan-Africanism and Black Consciousness have always erased queer voices
    in the struggle for liberation, while queer identities have been
    painted as un-African. Moreover, the notion of “African Pride...
  • Free Soweto Pride - Duration: 6 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    Yesterday, the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) regretfully
    announced the postponement of Soweto Pride 2016. The postponement is a
    result of being bullied by state entities intent on stemmi...
  • Legal recognition of Trans People in South Africa - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    The Alteration of Sex Status and Sex Descriptor Act 49 of 2003,
    referred to simply as "Act 49", allows South Africans to change their
    gender marker on their identity documents. Without the correct...
  • Gift Disebo Makau - Duration: 8 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
  • Justice for Lesley Makousa - Duration: 5 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    On Saturday the 6th of August, the police found the deserted body of 16 year old Lesley Makousa in a nearby field of Promosa, in the North West province. Lesley Makousa was a gay grade 10 learner a...
  • Civil Society's Response to South Africa's UN abstention on the SOGI Independent Expert - Duration: 9 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    South African-based civil society organisations together with the LGBTI
    community and human rights based entities were shocked by the country's
    abstention at the crucial voting that took place at t...
  • Run for Iranti-org: Mandela Marathon - Duration: 2 minutes, 38 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    The Mandela Marathon is a two day run inspired by the life of anti-Apartheid struggle hero, Nelson Mandela. The Marathon will take place on the 27-28 August 2016 in Pietermaritzburg. Iranti-org st...
  • The African Queer Media Makers Network (AQMMN) - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    In 2012, African Queer activists came together to form what is now
    known as the AQMMN. The AQMMN aims to build capacity in media skills, change societal attitudes through increasing visibility and ...
  • We Honour Quen Garaj - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    Words seem inadequate to express the loss we feel following the tragic and untimely death of Quen Garaj (20 October 1993 - 28 June 2016). We sincerely express our profound condolences to her family...
  • UN SOGI Resolution interview with Steve Letsike - Duration: 4 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    Steve Letsike, the director of Access Chapter 2, is a local and international LGBTI activist who has worked closely with the South African Government around constitutional reform and gender justice...
  • UN SOGI Resolution interview with Yasmin Sooka - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    In many countries, LGBTI communities and activists are criminalized and persecuted daily. Globally, the fight for LGBTI rights to be recognized and included in the human rights frameworks of vario...
  • Workshop trans sobre o ICD - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    O que é o ICD (Classificação Internacional de Doenças) e como é que afeta pessoas trans em países Africanos?

    Do dia 28-30 de Setembro de 2015, Iranti-Org em parceria com Gender DynamiX e GATE (Açã...
  • Workshop intersexual sobre o ICD - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    No dia 27 de Setembro 2015, Iranti-Org em parceria com Gender DynamiX e GATE (Ação Global para Igualdade Trans) organizaram uma conferência regional sobre o ICD (Classificação Internacional de Doen...
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