Mokgethi-Heath, Paul Papers

Span Dates: 1995-2006
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 2 folders


The collection consists of miscellaneous documents, letters, reports and interviews relating to Mokgethi-Heath and his work around sexuality and religion and his work with GALA.

Hist/Bio Note

Rev. Paul Mokgethi‐Heath is an activist who has been involved in LGBTI issues in South Africa since the 1990s. As one of the founding members of the Gay and Lesbian Organization of the Witwatersrand (GLOW), he was one of the people behind the first Gay Pride March in Johannesburg. He has also served on numerous boards, including Behind the Mask (BTM) and Positive Women’s Network (PWN). He has also worked for GALA on different projects. Paul was a founding member and pastor at the Hope and Unity Metropolitan Community Church (HUMCC), and the church’s last meeting was held at Paul’s house in Melville in 2013. Mokgethi-Heath lives openly with HIV and works extensively around awareness and training in the HIV sector. Paul lives with his husband, JP Mokgethi-Heath, in Sweden. JP is an Anglican minister.

Finding Aid

An inventory is available upon request.


This collection is held at the Gay and Lesbian Archives PO Box 31719, Braamfontein, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa


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