Courtroom ordering ceremony to cover transgender woman in problems
A transgender lady who was put through a humiliating genital challenge by people in the woman church to determine whether she am “a proper female” is honored R600 000 in damage because Equality trial.
Karabo Ndlovu lodged an ailment contrary to the world Pentecost Holiness Church, claiming its folks experienced pushed the to undress in an open commode and conducted an actual physical assessment considering that the priest decided not to trust she had been feminine.
Ga-Rankuwa equivalence Court Magistrate Ryan van Rooyen additionally ordered the church to pay for Ndlovu’s appropriate fees and most elder person from inside the church hierarchy to actually tender an unconditional apology “in composing and spoken” before the end of October.
Ndlovu, in her own complaint, explained she accompanied the Tweefontein G congregation, yearly after she undergone gender reassignment operations.
After she became engaged, she was summoned into the ceremony’s Zuurbekom branch, when the parents informed her they were going to see the lady intercourse.