| Cape Town Gay
| With the release of Africa's most famous son,
Nelson Mandela in 1990, a new and more liberal era began in South Africa, that
ultimately brought democracy in 1994 and the inclusion of gay rights in the
South African Constitution in 1996. Article 9 (iii) specifically
includes a "sexual orientation" clause guaranteeing full and equal
rights for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.
In December 2006 South Africa became the first country in
Africa, and only the fifth in the world, to legalise same-sex marriages.
Cape Town holds an annual gay pride march, and the Cape Town
Pride Festival brings revellers from across the country to the city for 11 days
of entertainment. The Festival began in 2001 and now attracts over 10,000
Know your rights, know the Law The entire Constitution is available
|Cape Organisation of Gay Sport (COGS)
Highly active in sport arrangement and promotion within the
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - Out in Africa
|Triangle Project: Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual
Helpline. Safe sex info and HIV counselling
Joy for Life: HIV care & support
ABIGALE: The Association of Bisexuals, Gays and Lesbians
|New Life Ministries
Gay and Lesbian Christian Outreach
Good Hope Metropolitan Community Church
JewishOutLook - LGBTI Jewish Alliance South Africa
Pilgrims: Gay Catholic Group
Q-online is well
established gay news and resource site. Gmax.co.za is a gay news and search
engine with some useful listings.
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