Siya Khumalo asks if the recent resurgence of LGBTI hate crimes calls for a more equitable and consistent reading of the Bill of Rights into legislation like Employment Equity and Skills Development. Should legislation like Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) be amended by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) alongside other stakeholders (e.g.
the Department of Employment and Labour) to address past and ongoing socioeconomic challenges faced by people who aren’t heterosexual and/or cis-gendered?
The (suspected hate) killings of Sphamandla Khoza and Lindokuhle Cele raised the question of what has to change for South Africa to break from the legacy of past discrimination. 1.Read more on mambaonline.com