Advancing Transgender Human Rights
WALL OF REMEMBRANCE
JOINT STATEMENT BY LGBTIQ+ CIVIL SOCIETY
Today, 16 June 2020, is Youth Day in South Africa and it is with immense outrage and great sadness that the LGBTIQ+ community mourns the death of Kirvan Fortuin, a young beloved, talented, and vibrant community leader. We condemn the violence that has robbed us all of their beautiful life and all the amazing possibilities that came with it. As a collective of LGBTIQ+ organisations in South Africa, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to Kirvan’s family and loved ones.
Trans Activist Leader, Lee Siba Mothibe, passes
31 March 2020 - It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of our beloved colleague, comrade and friend, Lee Siba Mothibe, who passed away on the morning of 30 March 2020. She was a fierce activist and sister to many in the LGBTQIA+ community and will be missed by everyone who knew her. She was an inspiration to many with the visibility she brought as a transgender woman in South Africa.