‘We don't know how to use it’: The Constitution and queer lives, 30 years since Pride

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Signature of the new Constitution in South Africa (Photo by David Brauchli/Sygma via Getty Images)
Signature of the new Constitution in South Africa (Photo by David Brauchli/Sygma via Getty Images)

The year 1996 and the introduction of the new Constitution heralded a new era in which human rights for all finally became non-negotiable, incontrovertible and inalienable. But 24 years after its adoption, many may say the Constitution doesn't work for everyone. 

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