Gender DynamiX

Gender DynamiX is a Human Rights organisation promoting freedom of expression of gender identity, focusing on transgender, transsexual and gender non-confirming identities. The organisation was founded in July 2005 by Liesl Theron and her partner, and managed on a volunteer basis for the first two and a half years upon receiving its first funding in 2007. In 2007 it also became a registered Non-Governmental Organisation, and it is the first organisation within Africa which specifically advocates for transgender individuals.

Gender DynamiX is a Human Rights organisation promoting freedom of expression of gender identity, focusing on transgender, transsexual and gender non-confirming identities. The organisation was founded in July 2005 by Liesl Theron and her partner, and managed on a volunteer basis for the first two and a half years upon receiving its first funding in 2007. In 2007 it also became a registered Non-Governmental Organisation, and it is the first organisation within Africa which specifically advocates for transgender individuals. Gender DynamiX provides resources to the transgender community and information about transgender, transsexual and gender non-confirming identities and seeks to promote awareness and acceptance within mainstream society by means of educating and empowering people from diverse communities, including: Government Departments, service providers, medical professionals, journalists, universities and refugees. Gender DynamiX also reaches out to parents, partners, children, co-workers and people who journey alongside Trans people.

Contacts

  • 1 Hood Avenue/148 Jan Smuts; Rosebank, GP 2196; South Africa
  • T. +27 (0)11 587 5000
  • F. +27 (0)11 587 5099