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For a listing of events for next three weeks only please click here

Contact the Centre on events@gaycentre.org.za for more details

05 April 2002 Seminar: Microbicide Research by MRC
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12 April 2002 Discussion: Gay, Closeted and Staying at Home
  In this discussion we shall look at, listern to and share experiences of the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth. In these we will explore the hardships, the good times, how it fee...


13 April 2002 Movie: Bird Cage
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19 April 2002 Seminar: Guidelines to Stress Management
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26 April 2002 Seminar: Know & Practice Your Rights
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03 May 2002 Seminar: Voluntary Counselling & Testing
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10 May 2002 Seminar: Straight Parents, Gay Children
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17 May 2002 Discussion: Guidelines to Safer Sex
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24 May 2002 Discussion: Fighting unfair-discrimination on basis of sexual orientation
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31 May 2002 Talk: Current Affairs
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07 June 2002 Seminar: Childrens' Rights Abuses
  What Are Children's Rights? How are they protected? Are chidlren's rights differend to human rights? Explore cases where children's rights have been infringed. The Seminar will also look at what o...


14 June 2002 Talk: Homosexual Youth out There Everywhere
  Who are homosexual youth? Where are they found? What do they do for living? What makes them different from other youth? Do they have special rights... Are just some of the qeustion this discussio...


15 June 2002 Youth Day Outdoor Activity
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16 June 2002 National Youth Day
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17 June 2002 !TOUR GAY DURBAN!
  MONDAY : 17 JUNE 2002 TIME : 11H00 WHERE: Meet Outside Tourist Junction, Old Station Building, Durban COST : R60.00 PER PERSON In Celebration of Youth Month 2002, we encourage ALL YOUTH to CO...


21 June 2002 Discussion: Torture of Homosexuals
  What is Torture? Is there torture in South Africa? Where-else? How do you know if you have been tortured? Which and how to contact organisations (close to you) that fight against torture? What to ...


22 June 2002 Talk: Same-Sex Marriages
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28 June 2002 Workshop: Understanding Human Rights
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29 June 2002 ! DURBAN PRIDE PARTY !
  SATURDAY : 29 JUNE 2002 TIME : 19H30 WHERE: Jazz Centre, University Of Natal, Durban DAMAGE : R50.00 PER PERSON & INCLUDING: * DISCO * PRIZE FOR MOST ORIGINAL COSTUME * LOTS OF LUCKY DRAW PR...


05 July 2002 Talk: Homosexuality Is Not a Sin
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12 July 2002 Discussion: Relationships – Role Playing
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19 July 2002 Seminar: MTCT-P Update
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20 July 2002 Website Launch
  LESBIAN & GAY COMMUNITY CENTRE W E B S I T E L A U N C H DATE: 20 JULY 2002 PLACE: 301 PROTEA HOUSE, MARK LANE (Between Pine & West Streets, DURBAN TIME: 17H30 - 20H00 GUES...


26 July 2002 Seminar: Spiritual Health & Your Relationship
  Discussion: The impact of one's spiritual health on their relationship and the impact of one's relationship on their spiritual health. Facilitated: Nonhlanhla Mkhize ...


27 July 2002 Talk: Abusive Relationships & Domestic Violence
  What is abuse? What are the diffrent types of abuse? Are you in an abusive relationship? What can you do about it. What is a Domestic Violence Act? How does it work? What can the Community Centr...


02 August 2002 Seminar: Are Lesbians Women? Understanding Lesbian Women
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09 August 2002 Women’s Day
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16 August 2002 Seminar: HIV/AIDS Law & Policy
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23 August 2002 Seminar: Domestic Violence – What Can You Do About it?
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24 August 2002 Talk: Relationships and Violence, Abuse & Neglect
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30 August 2002 Seminar: Racism, Xenophobia & Homophobia in Africa
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06 September 2002 Seminar: Understanding ones’ Sexual Orientation
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07 September 2002 Talk: Coming Out
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13 September 2002 Discussion: What is Transgender and a Transgender Person?
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20 September 2002 Discussion: Gay parents – Straight Children
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27 September 2002 Pride 2002
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04 October 2002 Cancer And You
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05 October 2002 Movie Screening - The Guys
  What happens when you best and only friend discovers that they have lung cancer when they have never smoked in their lives before but have only been exposed to you, their best and only friend ever, wh...


11 October 2002 Gender & Sexuality
  What is Gender? Whet is Sexuality? Is There A Link Between The Two? How do these contribute to an indidivuals sense of self and way of life? Comment on the movie clips of research done wit...


12 October 2002 Movie Screening - My Left Breast
  How do you know you have breast cancer? What do you do if you have breast cancer? Is breast Cancer curable? How does your life unfold when you are told you have to remove the infected breast? Do y...


18 October 2002 Seminar: Lesbians & Gays On Cancer
  The Seminar will discuss the kinds of cancers that lesbians and gays are more likely to have than heterosexual people. At the seminar people will learn about these, how to identify or check for the...


25 October 2002 Seminar: Same-Sex Couples & Child Adoption
  Among the issues that the Seminar will cover will be... ...a discussion on the legal status of lesbians and gays regarding child adoption; explanation of the practicality of the recent Counstitutiona...


26 October 2002 Workshop: Same-Sex Couples & Child Adoption
  Among the issues that the Seminar will cover will be... ...a discussion on the legal status of lesbians and gays regarding child adoption; explanation of the practicality of the recent Counstitutiona...


01 November 2002 Seminar: The Legal & Health Issues of LGBTs
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01 November 2002 OUTDOOR: Roman Lounge Re-Launch
  Florida Road (off Musgrave) Time : From 20h00 till you drop Dress Code : Roman DAMAGE : FREE, FREE, FREE. DRINKS : ALL R5.00 Call the Community Centre at 031-301-2145/7 for directions....


08 November 2002 Poetry: Spirituality
  An hour of spiritual poetry by young people. Facilitator: Ms Aurelia Ryan...


15 November 2002 Current Affairs: KZN & HIV/AIDS Treatment
  An Update...


16 November 2002 Workshop: Conflict Handling Techniques
  Could it be that your relationship is failing because you are not able to handle conflicts? Could it be that you are not finding the perfect job? Could it be because you have not found an office en...


22 November 2002 Seminar: Spirituality & Sexuality
  Watch This Space For Details...


06 December 2002 Seminar: Human Rigths In South Africa - Where Are We
  This will set the scene for the International Human Rights Day Celebrations on the 10th of December 2002....


20 December 2002 COMMUNITY CENTRE ANNUAL REPORT
  Season's Greetings COMMUNITY CENTRE ANNUAL REPORT - Highlights of Centre Work 2002? - Highlights for 2003? - Questions & Answers - Thank Yous Centre Bring & Share Closing Lunch/Party ...


17 January 2003 SEMINAR: The Art Of Loving
  The Art Of Loving ... Between A parent And Child ... For Someone Mentally Ill ... Of Someone Blind ... Of Someone Deaf ... Someone Who Can't Speak ... For Someone Addicted to Drugs ... Betwee...


24 January 2003 Seminar: Natural Medicines Especially For The HIV+
  Watch This Space For More Info. VENUE: Community Centre (301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban) TIME: 13h00...


31 January 2003 Current Affairs
  Watch This Space For More Info. VENUE: Community Centre (301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban) TIME: 13h00...


07 February 2003 SEMINAR: Understanding Atractions And Your Partner
  DATE: 07 February 2003 VENUE: Resouce Centre/Conference Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre 301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban, 4001 031-301-2145/7 TIME: 13h00 Watch this ...


14 February 2003 SMINAR & DISCUSSION: Sex! Sex! And More Sex!
  It's Valentine's Day! People everywhere are in red and white. Love is all around. The idea, the thought, the plan is in almost everyone's mind - all those in love or planning to be. Those wishing...


15 February 2003 Movie Screening - Love, Valour And Compassion
  DATE 15 February 2003 VENUE: TV/ Movie Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre TIME: 14h00 DAMAGE: Bring own snacks....


21 February 2003 SEMINAR: Unfair Discrimination At School
  R U A YOUTH? R U A YOUTH PARENT? R U A YOUTH TEACHER? HERE’S YOUR INVITATION EVENT: SEMINAR & DISCUSSION TOPIC: UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION OF YOUTH AT SCHOOL (special focus on gender issues - ...


07 March 2003 Seminar: Your Right to Equality - The Private Sector
  Watch This Space For More Info. VENUE: Community Centre (301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban) TIME: 13h00...


14 March 2003 Seminar: Your Right To Equality - In A Social Sense
  Watch This Space For More Info. VENUE: Community Centre (301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban) TIME: 13h00...


22 March 2003 MOVIE: Human Rights History in South Africa
  DATE: 22 March 2003 VENUE: TV/Movie Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre 301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban, 4001 031-301-2145/7 TIME: 14h00 Watch this space for more detail on...


04 April 2003 DISCUSSION: Gay People's Long Walk To Freedom
  DATE: 04 April 2003 VENUE: Resouce Centre/Conference Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre 301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban, 4001. Tel.031-301-2145/7 TIME: 13h00 Watch this spa...


20 June 2003 SEMINAR & MOVIE: Youth For Change in Durban
  DATE: 20 June 2003 VENUE: Resource Centre/TV Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre 301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban, 4001 Tel. 031-301-2145/7 TIME: 13h00 Watch this space ...


25 July 2003 SEMINAR: Poverty & Mental Illness - Is There A Link?
  DATE: 25 July 2003 VENUE: Resource Centre/Conference Room Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre 301 Protea House, Mark Lane, Durban, 4001 031-301-2145/7 TIME: 13h00 Watch this space f...


21 September 2010 Celebrating Diversity, Celebrating Lives
  24 September marks National Heritage Day in South Africa, a day in which we recognise aspects of South African culture which are both tangible and difficult to pin down: creative expression, our histo...


27 November 2010 TAKE IT TO THE STAGE: eThekwini LGBT Youth Talent Show
  On Saturday 27th November, the Durban Lesbian and Gay Centre and its LGBT Youth Programme 'Took To The Stage', showcasing eThekwini's finest LGBT talent. Held at Angelo's Cantina on eThekwini’s Go...


26 June 2011 The 32nd Durban International Film Festival
  South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival runs across 12 days at the end of July, presenting over 250 screenings of current films from around the world, with...


20 August 2011 PRISM MONTHLY SEMINARS - 20 August 2011
  Your Invitation:- SEXUAL IDENTITY VS SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR...


25 August 2011 SEXPO 2011 - 25th-28 August DEC
  Your Invitation... Tickets Now Available @ CompuTicket......


30 August 2011 HSRC HATE CRIME SEMINAR - 30 AUGUST 2011
  Your Invitation:- Tues 30 August, 12h30 for 13h00 THE COUNTRY WE WANT TO LIVE IN: POLICY, PRACTICE, LEGISLATION WITH RESPECT TO HATE CIMES This PANEL DISCUSSION may be attended via Video confer...


28 October 2011 BENT 28 OCT 11 - SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLS
  Hello Again! 

This month BENT brings you another fantastic night of entertainment. 
Josie Field is touring KZN and we have managed to secure a performance at BENT by this fant...


28 October 2011 28 OCT-6 NOV11 DBN GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL
  Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is a project of benefit to the KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts and KwaZulu-Natal Gay & Lesbian Tourism Association © 2011 Jason JL Fiddler | All rights herein reser...


11 November 2011 11-12 NOV 11 Psst...! A Drag Spectacular
  Durban audiences are in for a treat this November with the opening of a brand new drop-dead divalicious show! 14 September 2011 | Bronwyn Forbes-Hardinge Psst…! A Drag Spectacular is coming ...


26 January 2012 THE INDIAN BATTLE FOR ACCESS TO MEDICINES: LESSONS LEARNED, BATTLES WON, AND STRUGGLE AHEAD
  A public lecture by Leena Menghaney, Indian campaigner, MSF’s Access Campaign DATE: Thursday January 26, TIME: 18h00 VENUE: Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre, UCT Medical School, Anzio Rd, ...


17 May 2012 'Stop Gender Based Violence In Our Schools'
  'Stop Gender Based Violence In Our Schools' A Launch DATE: 17 May 2012 TIME: 13h00-14h00 VENUE: Mangosuthu Technikon (Ophikweni Campus Lecture Hall) Umlazi, Durban South CONTACT: 079 02...


17 May 2012 Protect The Constitution! Defend Our Right To Equality!
  17th May International Day Against Homophobia Protect The Constitution. Defend Our Right To Equality. A PEACEFUL PROTEST DATE: 17 May 2012 TIME: 10h00-13h00 VENUE: Ezakheni Magistrate...


25 July 2012 Traditional Courts Bill: Patekile Holomisa Speaks for himself
  The Traditional Courts Bill: A step backwards for our constitutional gains on gender equality? Speakers: · Sizani Ngubane, Rural Women’s Movement (RWM) of South Africa · Adv. Patekile Holomisa, C...


26 July 2012 CALL ME KUCHU: A FILM SCREENING AT DIFF
  Thurs, JULY 26th, 6pm – Ster Kinekor Musgrave (Tickets: R35) Sat, JULY 28th, 12pm – Blue Waters Hotel (Free entry) In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David ...


28 July 2012 CALL ME KUCHU: A FILM SCREENING AT DIFF
  Thurs, JULY 26th, 6pm – Ster Kinekor Musgrave (Tickets: R35) Sat, JULY 28th, 12pm – Blue Waters Hotel (Free entry) In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David ...


14 August 2012 ’Was It Something I Wore?’: A Book Launch
  Tues 14 August, 18h00-20h00, Ike’s Books, 48 Florida Road Durban Description People often wear their causes on their t-shirts, in their choice of traditional attire or other garments, or by ...


22 August 2012 The State Of Women's Health: Celebrating 25years of AGENDA
  Wed 22 August 11:45-14h00 HSRC, Ntuthuko Junction, Durban You are invited to an important dialogue on women’s health, to be held on 22 August from 11:45 – 14:00 at the HSRC in Pretoria, with vide...


23 August 2012 Hidden From View: A Photographic Exhibition
  Thurs 23 August, 12h00-13h00 Howard College, Main Library, HIDDEN FROM VIEW: Community Carers and HIV in Rural South Africa “Being a carer comes from loving or having a passion for working...


23 August 2012 An African Response to HIV/AIDS: A Seminar
  University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, HEARD and Adams Books invite you to a Seminar on African Responses to HIV/AIDS: Between Speech and Action, edited by Segun Ige and Tim Quinlan. Thurs 23 August ...


23 August 2012 An African Response to HIV/AIDS: The Book Launch
  The University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, HEARD and Adams Books invite you to the launch of African Responses to HIV/AIDS: Between Speech and Action, edited by Segun Ige and Tim Quinlan. Thurs 23 Aug...


25 August 2012 Intersexions Cape Town Auditions
  As reported on TVSA late last year, SABC1 has ordered a second season of the popular drama series Intersexions. The series first premiered at the end of 2010 and featured 25 independent but interre...


28 August 2012 The Healers: A Public Screening of The Film
  Tues 28 August, 13h00-14h30 Howard College, Main Library This is a feel-good story of how a doctor and a matron at a rural South African hospital started a ground-breaking scholarship programme ...


01 September 2012 Miss Angelos Spring 2012
  DATE: Fri 1 Sept TIME: 00:00 - 01:00 VENUE: Angelos Cantina, Durban Central Beaches CONTACT: TAMMY WILLIAMS - 073 574 9991 ...


01 September 2012 Miss Spring Phoenix Drag Queen
  DATE Fri 1 Sept TIME 18h00 VENUE Sunford Primary School Hall, Avonford, Phoenix TICKETS R50 Standard Seating and R150 VIP Seating. CONTACT WINSTON (EWF Productions) – 073 525 0425. Ticket...


08 September 2012 Intersexions Durban Auditions
  As reported on TVSA late last year, SABC1 has ordered a second season of the popular drama series Intersexions. The series first premiered at the end of 2010 and featured 25 independent but interre...


26 October 2012 PINK CINEMA FRIDAYS, KZN-SA, DURBAN 26 OCT
  "ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW" ** PARTICPATION SCREENING & PARTY ** (BAR open 6:30pm / Screening 7:30pm) On Friday 26 October 2012 at 6:30pm for 7:30pm, the Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival will ...


04 November 2012 'HIGH HEELS WITH BALLS' AT CATALINA 25 OCT - 4 NOV
  HIGH HEELS WITH BALLS, Thabiso Radebe’s well-renowned play, hits the stage of the Catalina Theatre! Having debuted at the DUT Art Gallery and UKZNSA art Gallery, this emotionally touching play has rec...


11 March 2013 HSRC SEMINAR ON WOMEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH WOMEN - 11 MARCH 2013
  The Human Sciences Research Council invite you to a Seminar focused on Research Findings from a research study to commemorate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY (8 March) Women who have sex with women in So...


18 March 2013 16th Time of the Writer International Writers Festival Durban 18 – 23 March
  The written word will envelop Durban as nineteen writers from South Africa, Africa and abroad, gather for a thought-provoking week of literary dialogue, exchange of ideas and stimulating discussion at...


31 May 2013 'Leather & Lace' LGBT Nights @ Plush
  DATE: Friday 31 May 2013 TIME: 21h00 - 05:00 VENUE: Plush Ultra Lounge, 47 Intersite Avenue, Springfield (by the Engen Garage), Durban, South Africa TICKETS R80 GETS YOU IN, R100 @ VIP (John...


31 May 2013 IN WHOM I STILL TRUST?: AN EXHIBITION
  DATE : Daily until 31 May 2013 TIME : 9am-4pm VENUE : Durban Holocaust Centre (same as Durban Jewish Club), North Beach FOR MORE INFO Maureen on 031 368 6833 or dbnholocaust@djc.co.za ...


22 June 2013 Durban Pride Week: Miss Gay Durban Beauty Pageant
  DATE : SAT 22 June 2013 TIME : 6pm VENUE : The Lounge, Stamfordhill, Durban, South Africa CONTACT: Sipho or MC //Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre || Mosaic Clinic // 42 McKe...


28 June 2013 'Leather & Lace' Official Durban Pride Weekend PreParty @ Plush
  DATE: Friday 28 June 2013 TIME: 21h00 - 05:00 VENUE: Plush Ultra Lounge, 47 Intersite Avenue, Springfield (by the Engen Garage), Durban, South Africa TICKETS R80 GETS YOU IN, R100 @ VIP (Joh...


29 June 2013 Durban Pride Week: The Main Festival
  DATE : SAT 29 June 2013 TIME : 10am - 10pm VENUE : Durban Amphitheatre, North Beach, Bay Of Plenty (opposite Southern Sun, Elangeni Hotel) CONTACT: Sipho or MC //Durban Lesbian & Gay Comm...


29 June 2013 Durban Pride Week: Official After-Party
  DATE : SAT 29 June 2013 TIME : 9pm - 6am VENUE : The Lounge, Stamfordhill, Durban, South Africa CONTACT: Sipho or MC //Durban Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre || Mosaic Clinic // 4...


26 July 2013 'Leather & Lace' LGBT Nights @ Plush
  DATE: Friday 31 May 2013 TIME: 21h00 - 05:00 VENUE: Plush Ultra Lounge, 47 Intersite Avenue, Springfield (by the Engen Garage), Durban, South Africa TICKETS R80 GETS YOU IN, R100 @ VIP (John...


09 August 2013 Women's Day Intimate Sunset Durban Boat Cruise
  DATE: 9 August 2013 TIME: 13h30 for 14h00-16h00 COST: R150pp + Light finger lunch. RSVP: 45 Tickets Only, Call 083 304 8910 // 031 312 7404 // info@gaycentre.org.za WOMEN'S DAY 2013 A TIM...


19 March 2014 EQUAL RIGHTS WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION
  Date: 19 March 2015 Time: 4:30 for 5:00-7:00 pm Venue: DUT, City Campus, Room 207 EQUAL RIGHTS WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION: THE ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TO SAFEGUARD INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS ...


27 June 2014 Miss Pride 2014 & Official Pre-Pride Party
  DATE: 27 June 2014 VENUE: The Lounge (Stamford Hill Road) TIME: Doors open at 9pm COST: R50 20 Years of LGBTI Rights, Durban Pride 2014...


28 June 2014 Pink 20, the Durban Pride 2014 Official After Party
  DATE: SAT 28 June 2014 VENUE: The Lounge (Stamford Hill Road) TIME: Doors open at 9pm BE PREPARED FOR GLAMOUR!!! 20 Years of LGBTI Rights, Durban Pride 2014...


18 October 2014 National Day of Action for The Right To Communicate
  Dear R2K friends, This Saturday (18th October) the Right2Know Campaign will be holding a National Day of Action for the Right to Communicate. The mobilisation is timed to commemorate ‘Black Wedne...


28 October 2014 Providing Sensitive Services to Transgender and Intersex People
  Date: 28th October 2014 Venue: Seminar Room, Medical Research Council, 491 Peter Mokaba Road (Old Ridge Road), Overport, Durban Time: 12h15 to 14h00 RSVP: Stewart Kilburn | T: 031 260 3331 | ...


13 November 2014 How To Provide Sensitive Services To Transgender and Intersex People
  Date: 13 November 2014 Venue: Seminar Room, Medical Research Council, 491 Peter Mokaba Road (Old Ridge Road), Overport, Durban Time: 08h30 to 16h00 RSVP: Stewart Kilburn | T: 031 260 3331 | E...


14 February 2015 1 Billion Rising Against Violence Towards Women and Girls
  14 FEBRUARY 2015 10:30am Sunningdale Centre (corner of Umhlanga Rocks Drive & Village Way, Durban Come stand and dance, united against violence perpetrated toward women and girls About One Bil...


15 April 2015 DURBAN PRIDE 2015
  1) DATES, VENUE, TIMES: 27 June, Amphitheatre, Snell Parade, North Beach (by Elangeni Hotel). Grounds Open @10am. Parade @ 12pm, Celebrations @ 2pm, Grounds Close @10pm 2) THEME: Theme Competiti...


20 June 2017 KZN Provincial Council on AIDS - Civil Society Meeting
  KZN Provincial Civil Society Sector Leaders, Chairpersons of District Civil Society Forums are reminded of the KZN Provincial Civil Society Forum Meeting. DATE 20 June 2017: TIME: 10am VENUE: Gre...


07 August 2017 SAPSAC 18th Annual National Conference on Child Abuse
  SAPSAC 18th Annual National Conference on Child Abuse DATE: 7-8 August 2017 VENUE: CSIRICC, Pretoria THEME: Towards Multi-disciplinary expertise in handling child abuse Brochure and Programme:...


 

 
 
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