Steve is an activist, feminist, leader, mentor, vibrant human rights advocate. She has lots of high-level advocacy and policy experiences, worked with a number of leading NGOs to date. She is the current South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Co- Chairperson, a portfolio currently co-chairing with the H.E Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa , she is a leader and chairperson of SANAC National Civil Society Forum.

Furthermore, she is the Co-Chair of the National Task Team established by the Department of Justice to address Hate Crime and GBV affecting LGBTI people. Steve is a Founding Director of Access Chapter 2 (AC2), a human Rights organization that focuses on LGBTI people, women in their diversity and Civil Society's participation on public policy development process. The name Access Chapter 2 is derived from South Africa's Constitution referring to the Bill of Rights: Chapter 2.

She previously have worked with: Anova Health Institute, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), OUT LGBT Well-Being and Department of Social Development, which includes working with Global LGBTI, HIV/AIDS, Gender Equality, democracy, leadership groups and serves on many other international and local boards, structures and networks.


Mongezi is a Journalism graduate; he joins the office as the Communications Officer. He is passionate about media and communications, and believes that he will significantly contribute to organised communications/media efforts of AC2. He describes him-self as a team player, always willing to learn, takes initiative and is trustworthy.


Denise is a Law graduate; she joins the office as a Junior Technical Advisor. She has a human rights and research back-ground that will allow her to make a contribution where there are questions regarding policy and the attainment of accurate facts. She de-scribes herself as humble, self-sufficient, can embrace change, honest and a bit of an over thinker.


Snowy is a transgender woman and a human rights activist. She has vast experience working with various civil society organisations in different capacities. She is responsible for the Amaqhawe transwomen safe space and transgender research as well as outreach.


Zanele joins the office as the Financial Administrator. She studied financial management. She enjoys working with numbers. She is an organiser and an avid reader. She plans to be CA one day.


Lerato Morulane is a Feminist and youth development advocate from Pretoria, South Africa. Her Advocacy focus in the Youth Development Context are in the Areas of SRHR,HIV prevention, Substance abuse prevention, Human Rights and Youth participation within the Sustainable

Ms. Morulane joins Access Chapter 2 as the Youth Project Officer. Apart from advocacy and activism, Ms. Morulane is determined on pursuing an LLB law, with ardent intentions to obtain a Masters in Law with a focus on International Human Rights Law. When not occupied by forwarding the human rights agenda, Ms. Morulane enjoys singing, cooking, reading and exercises.