LGBT Rights and Integration into Society in South Africa

LGBT rights and acception into society in South Africa. Treatment of LGBT in the past Throughout South Africa‚Äôs history, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community faced much scrutiny and resistance forcing many to live in secrecy. This is due to the strong emphasis on Christian values during the colonial and Apartheid eras.  Colonial missionary schools played a major part in this change. Placing emphasis on heterosexual relationships that are monogamous as being the norm and acceptable according to religious teachings. Further reinforcement came from the Apartheid government which regarded homosexuality as being immoral, unnatural and an unwanted trait … Continue reading LGBT Rights and Integration into Society in South Africa