Pretoria LGBTI Hate Crimes Protest

The demonstration will also highlight the 5-Justice Denied cases and victims that show how the criminal justice system is consistently letting down the LGBTIQ+ community. (For more info, go to

Members of the LGBTIQ+ community are urged to show their support by gathering at the offices of OUT LGBT Well-being (1081, Pretorius St, Hatfield) at 9am on Tuesday 30 May.

All are welcome! Come with friends, family and allies. Show that you care enough to demand safety, security and justice for all LGBTIQ+ people.

For more information contact Lerato Phalakatshela, Hate Crime Manager at OUT, on


Those who are able to, can, after the event, proceed to another nearby picket convened by the DA at the SAPS offices in Sunnyside, taking place from 11am (Maupa Naga Building, Cnr Park & Troye Street, Sunnyside).

This protest will call for the police to do more when it comes to LGBTIQ+ hate crimes, particularly against lesbian women, and in cases involving abuse and violence against women and children.

The DA will be handing over a memorandum to the Police demanding that they take urgent and effective action in these cases.