Tag Archives: LGBTQIA+

Religious freedom does not mean the right to discriminate

CAPE TOWN: 09 November 2021 The constitutional guarantee of freedom of religion is not a gateway to unfairly discriminate. The Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) has applied to be a friend of the court in the matter of SAHRC and Others vs Beloftebos and Others in order to provide a feminist and gender lens as well

Separate marriage laws marginalise LGBTQIA+ people

Continuing with South Africa’s current separate marriage dispensation reinforces the marginalisation and stigmatisation of LGBTQIA+ persons. Instead, the Women’s Legal Centre and Triangle Project urge government to step up their current efforts to reform marriage and relationship laws by bringing all interpersonal relationships under one legal umbrella that recognises people’s diverse social, religious and cultural

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