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Tommy boys, lesbian men, and ancestral wives : female same-sex practices in Africa

Author: Ruth Morgan; Saskia Wieringa
Publisher: Johannesburg : Jacana, 2005.
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A vivid portrait of homosexual African women, this collection of essays examines and celebrates same-sex practices while acknowledging their taboo status in many African cultures. From Uganda to Namibia, governmental homophobia and female strength are among the thoroughly discussed issues.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tommy boys, lesbian men, and ancestral wives.
Johannesburg : Jacana, 2005
(DLC) 2006357020
(OCoLC)61150778
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Morgan; Saskia Wieringa
ISBN: 9781431404056 1431404055 9781431404049 1431404047 1306039223 9781306039222
OCLC Number: 652098140
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: [edited by] Ruth Morgan and Saskia Wieringa.
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Documents same sexuality in East and South Africa. With eight chapters co-authored by women activists from six countries, this book demonstrates that there are silenced, traditional ways in which  Read more...

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