On October 10, 1990, the inaugural Gay Pride Festival was held in Johannesburg. Since its inception the festival, highlighting the rights of gays and lesbians, grows in size and magnitude.
The Durban strikes of 1973, and the subsequent formation of new trade unions, were instrumental in causing the first seams of apartheid to break apart.
Marian Drew writes about the strides taken by South African members of the LGBTQ community in earning additional rights after their inclusion in the South African Constitution.
This nineteenth-century map depicts the known boundary lines, cities, rivers, lakes and elevation changes in Africa.
This Tswana-Venda wedding demonstrates the continued importance of traditional culture in contemporary South African society.