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The following are links which may be of interest to gays and lesbians. If you have any suggestions please email us at links@gaycentre.org.za

South Africa's most stylish gay male lifestyle portal catering to the mind, spirit and body.

Online cruising, personals, webcams and more.

GALZ - Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe
GALZ was formed in 1989 to provide gay men and lesbians in Zimbabwe with a network to facilitate communication within the gay community.

LGBT ORG SA: Pietermaritzburg Gay & Lesbian Network

Treatment Action Campaign
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) was launched on 10 December 1998, International Human Rights Day. Its main objective is to campaign for greater access to HIV treatment for all South Africans, by raising public awareness and understanding about issues surrounding the availability, affordability and use of HIV treatments.

South African Constitution
... We therefore, through our freely elected representatives, adopt this Constitution as the supreme law of the Republic so as to : ... Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso ...

African Gender Institute, University Of Cape Town
The AGI's Vision is of Africa as a continent liberated from the legacies of colonial and patriarchal domination, and transformed into a powerful and united region in which women and men are respected as equal, and social justice is a reality for all its people. The AGI's Mission is to contribute to the realisation of this vision by building intellectual capacity and establishing an African resource dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of intellectuals, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners committed to the attainment of gender equity. ----------------------------------------------------- It also has an African-based feminist journal, Feminist Africa - http://www.feministafrica.org

Commission On Gender Equality
The Commission on Gender Equality is one of the six State Institutions Supporting Constitutional Democracy called for in the 1996 Constitution. The aim of the Commission, as set out in section 187 of the Constitution is to promote gender equality and to advise and make recommendations to Parliament or any other legislature with regard to any laws or proposed legislation which affects gender equality and the status of women.

Deo Gloria Family Church
Deo Gloria is a Family Church located in Durban that welcome all people, irrespective of race, colour, gender, language, age, marital status, denomination or sexual orientation. 43 Armstrong Ave (1st floor) La Lucia (behind La Lucia Mall) Durban, KZN Please contact Pastor Branden Aggett-Cox details 0845860843 for more info., special services, marriage counselling, bible classes, and much more.

Agenda was formed in 1987 and as a collective published 32 issues of a quarterly feminist journal. The Agenda Management Board was formed in 1997. In January 2000 we registered as a Section 21 company, Agenda Feminist Publishing. The Editorial Advisory Group works with the Agenda editor in a process of consultation with women's organisations and gender activists to plan forthcoming issues. Articles are peer reviewed

Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration

LGBT ORG SA: Out-WellBeing (Pretoria)
OutWell-Being, a GLBTI servicing organisation based in Pretoria, South Africa

LGBT ORG SA: Triangle Project - Cape Town
Our vision is to develop visible and confident lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people in communities that are in control of their mental, physical and emotional health. Our purpose is to empower gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenderd persons through health and social development programmes that promote individual and community well-being and pride, and build individual and community capacity.

Love Life

EXIT Newpapers

Out In Africa - Film Festival

Health USA: Gay Men's Health Crisis
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS. Our mission is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. In fulfilling this mission, we will remain true to our heritage by fighting homophobia and affirming the individual dignity of all gay men and lesbians.

Health SA: AIDS Foundation Of South Africa
The AIDS Foundation of South Africa is a registered non-profit organisation based in Durban, South Africa. Its mission is to mobilise and manage resources for HIV/AIDS work in the country. It was founded in 1988 by a group of concerned individuals who saw their friends living with HIV/AIDS, with neither government nor community support.

Health World: AIDS Education Global Information System
The "magic bullet" to cure or prevent HIV infection has not been found, and too many people with or affected by HIV/AIDS are isolated by cultural, geographic, and economic barriers. In these times, how must we fight AIDS and relieve the human suffering it causes? We believe the answer will be found in the transformation of information into knowledge. For that to happen, information must be easily accessible and widely disseminated. It must be used.

Help SA: Rape Crisis Centre
We are a women's non-governmental organisation with a staff of 13 and a voluntary membership of around 50. Most of our counselling and public education work is undertaken by volunteers. Our membership and staff come from a range of backgrounds with a common understanding of rape as a crime of sexual violence and an abuse of power. We have a feminist understanding that women should be involved in their own healing and decision-making, with the goal of achieving and enhancing their own empowerment in a society that traditionally trains women to be powerless.

African National Congress

South African Youth Council
MISSION Seek to develop and empower all South African youth. Provide a forum for all membership-based youth organisations and youth service providers to contribute to youth policy and monitor its implementation. Uphold democratic values as enshrined in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights of the Republic of South Africa. Ensure participation of young people in national development and reconstruction, and contribute to social, economic and potential life of our communities and country. Recognise our role and responsibility in South African, the southern African region (ie, the SADC), the African continent and the world in a spirit of friendship and solidarity amongst nations, development and co-operation. E-mail: sayc@sayc.org.za

National Youth Commission
RE-Launch 21 March 2004

African National Congress Youth League

African National Congress Women's League

Democratic Alliance

LGBT ORG SA: Forum For The Empowerment Of Women
SLOGAN: Few Reaching Out To Many. MOTTO: Defending Women, Advancing Rights. ABOUT: The Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), was established in January 2002. It is a networking, empowerment and support providing organisation of and for black lesbians in and around Johannesburg. They are situated on 1 Kotze Street, Constitution Hill, Braamfontein. Info@few.org.za

Department of Health
Our Vision is a caring and humane society in which all South Africans have access to affordable, good quality health care. Our Mission is to consolidate and build on the achievements of the past five years in improving access to health care for all and reducing inequity, and to focus on working in partnership with other stakeholders to improve the quality of care of all levels of the health system, especially preventive and promotive health, and to improve the overall efficiency of the health care delivery system.


PATRONS: Mr Z. Achmat (Treatment Action Campaign), Sir Elton John and David Furnish (Elton John AIDS Foundation)