Winning Women | Belittled: the sad story of a transgender

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Siya Hlongwa wants to put transgender issues out there for everyone to see and accept. Picture: Rosetta Msimango
Siya Hlongwa wants to put transgender issues out there for everyone to see and accept. Picture: Rosetta Msimango

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Transgender rights are falling behind those of other minorities, believes Siya Hlongwa, an activist committed to ensuring that transgender voices are heard during the Women’s Month dialogue.

Hlongwa is also the brains behind the SBWL Show on YouTube, in which she gives marginalised individuals – from queer people to traditional healers – a platform to address issues in their lives and communities.

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