Class shame hinging upon perceived sexual immorality is an often overlooked element of anti-colonial/apartheid politics in South Africa.
Is it helpful to conceive of one African epidemic, with one set of universal causes? And how is the history of HIV understood within African communities?
Attempts to ban child marriage in Southern Rhodesia reflected the Europeans’ tendency to perceive African male sexuality as excessive.
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.
The purpose of sex education for most of the century was conservative.
Same-sex loving and desiring people have long existed in Africa, and will continue to do so.
Female genital mutilation and postcolonial struggles are in fact intimately and historically linked.