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SOUTH AFRICA

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Recognized on national level
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Yes

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you experienced homophobia or lesbophobia from your healthcare provider?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (0 %) Yes, but I was able to find healthcare (25%) No, but I am not out to my doctor (0 %) No (75%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

YOUR STORIES
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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in SOUTH AFRICA...
klaartje van damme (user currently living in BELGIUM) posted for readers on 07/11/2013 +4
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there is this guy in my class and he hates gay people like literally hates. me and my best friend were yelling to him and the whole classroom stood by our side exept for three other people and the guy himself. i support gay people because tey are people just like us. so every gay peson who reads , people can only hurt you if you let them!!!!!!!!!!
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klaartje van damme (user currently living in BELGIUM) posted for readers on 07/11/2013 +4
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there is this guy in my class and he hates gay people like literally hates. me and my best friend were yelling to him and the whole classroom stood by our side exept for three other people and the guy himself. i support gay people because tey are people just like us. so every gay peson who reads , people can only hurt you if you let them!!!!!!!!!!
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