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South African Women’s Empowerment Initiative

The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was proposed at the end of 2013 by Minister Lulu Xingwana.  In theory, this legislation aims to eliminate gender discrimination in the work place by legally requiring the appointment and representation of women in top decision-making positions in all sectors. Although, developments in women’s empowerment and gender equality […]

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Useful links

Women’s Net  http://www.womensnet.org.za/ RainbowUCT  http:www.rainbowuct.org Good Hope Metropolitan Community Church  http://www.goodhopemcc.org Cape Town Gay Pride  http://www.capetownpride.org/ Health 4 Men  http://www.health4men.co.za Lunchbox Media  http://lunchboxmedia.co.za/ Out in Africa Film Festival http://www.oia.co.za Desmond Tutu HIV foundation http://www.desmondtutuhivcentre.org.za Treatment Action Campaign http://www.tac.org.za

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Triangle Project Library and Resource Centre

The Triangle Project Library was started in 1996.  Susan Newham, Sue Alexander and Gasant Jacobs were volunteers who managed the library and initiated new ideas. It started out with a very small book collection then it flourished into a fully fledged library over the past decade. Primarily, our library is fully stocked with LGBT (Lesbian, […]

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Commission of Inquiry into Khayelitsha Policing

Please click on the links below to access the reports: Joint Press Statement – Commission of Inquiry into Khayelitsha Policing – Week 3 Plans (1 Feb 2014)

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Annual Reports

Please click on the links below to access the reports: Triangle Project_AR 2010-2011 Triangle Project_ AR 2012-2013

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Policy submissions

Please click on the links below to access the reports: Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill : WEGE Bill B50-2013 Triangle Project Submission, 16 Jan 2014

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Community Engagement & Empowerment Programme (CEEP)

Community Engagement & Empowerment Programme Initiating and servicing of safe spaces for LGBTI people  Initiating and mentoring LGBTI Support Groups and Community-Based Organisations Education and Training for LGBTI groups within the four focus areas of the organisation Supporting LGBTI groups to extend their networks Building community activism and advocacy through encouraging self-reliance and self-determination Creating […]

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Parents of LGBTI’s

If you are a parent of an LGBTI person and have an interest in the group, you could call Heather or Sharon on (021)448-3812 or e-mail us on : health@triangle.org.za You are also most welcome to come in and see us or join our library.  Some titles that may interest you: The New Gay Teenager Gay […]

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Young Men’s Group

If you are a gay or bi man who is between 18 – 30 and wish to be part of the group or would like to know more, please mail  health@triangle.org.za Have You Joined Our Library Yet? A few titles that may interest you: Yes, I Am! Now that I’m Out, What Do I Do The New […]

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Trans Support Group

Our TG Support Group meets at Triangle Project’s premises. The group meets monthly, on a Saturdays at 13h30. We look forward  to seeing many of you there. Here are the dates for the TG Support group for 2014: 8 Feb, 8 Mar, 5 Apr, 3 May, 14 Jun, 12 Jul, 9 Aug, 6 Sept, 4 […]

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LGBTI Parents Group

Have you visited Baby Ventures?  Baby Ventures is a wonderful Facebook page packed with information and personal accounts on the various options available to same-sex couples who are interested in starting a family. Baby-ventures is the brainchild of Lisa Sonnekus, who after years of research, planning and trying to conceive, succeeded in making her dream […]

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Support Services

Support Groups:  Various support groups are run.  Please see which groups are currently running and contact us if you are interested in joining one of them. Helpline:   Our helpline is staffed by experienced counsellors.  This service is available 7 days a week from 1pm – 9pm.  Phone the line and a counsellor will call you back, saving you the […]

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Health and Support Services

Should you need support or someone to speak with …Don’t hesitate to contact our helpline on 021 712 6699 and a counsellor will call you back! The main objective of the Health and Support Services (HSSP) is to ensure autonomous and self-assured LGBTI persons who engage in self care and are in control of their own […]

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Sharon Ludwig

Health and Support Services Manager

Sharon is responsible for the Health and Support Services Programme which includes aspects of mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

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Research, Advocacy & Policy (RAP) Programme

The Research, Advocacy and Policy (RAP) Programme aims to generate an accessible body of knowledge on LGBTI issues through community-based research that informs activism and advocacy. The programme also promotes the rights of LGBTI people by engaging in advocacy at local and national level aimed at transforming legislation, policies and practices of various state institutions […]

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Ingrid Lynch

Research, Advocacy and Policy Coordinator

Ingrid’s role includes designing and implementing advocacy programmes, commissioning, leading and/or conducting research that supports Triangle Project’s advocacy strategy and to track and comment on policy development relevant to the LGBTI community.

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Vision, mission and aims

Our Vision The development of a non-discriminatory society, where organisations such as Triangle Project are a choice and not a necessity Our Mission To contribute towards eradicating discrimination against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and to provide defined services to the LGBT community until they are no longer required. Our […]

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