Ashley Currier’s “Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi” illustrates how elites used politicized homophobia to consolidate their moral and political authority.
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.
Same-sex loving and desiring people have long existed in Africa, and will continue to do so.
Sunday 26th January 2014 marked three years since the murder of David Kato.