06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Landa Mabenge

Landa Mabenge

Landa Mabenge is the author of Becoming Him – A Trans Memoir of Triumph (MFBooksJoburg), due out in August 2018. Born a boy in a girl’s body, he is the first known South African transgender man to successfully motivate a medical aid to fund his gender affirming surgery. A UCT graduate, he is a transgender activist and educationalist through his consultancy, Landa Mabenge Consulting.  In 2017 he was selected as a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow.