No Safe Space for Queer Activists in South Africa

Lethabo Hanong, a member of the We See You collective

Desperate to find security amid the rising tide of violence against queer people in Cape Town, a group of activists decided to try something new last month. The black queer collective ‘We See You’ pooled their resources to rent a luxury mansion listed on Airbnb in the exclusive Camps Bay neighborhood. Since their stay officially ended in late September, they haven’t left.



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