Desire Work documents the lives of mostly white, ex-gay Pentecostal men in Cape Town, South Africa.
Tag: South Africa
The Colonial Conundrum of Transsexuality in South Africa
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
Sexuality, Secrecy, and Local Government in Early Twentieth-Century Edendale, South Africa
Class shame hinging upon perceived sexual immorality is an often overlooked element of anti-colonial/apartheid politics in South Africa.
Abortion Under Apartheid
During apartheid (1948-1990), abortion was often used as a political tool.
Race, Class, and Sex Education in Early Twentieth-Century South Africa
The purpose of sex education for most of the century was conservative.