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Queer African reader

Author: Hakima Abbas; Sokari Ekine
Publisher: Dakar, Senegal ; Nairobi, Kenya ; Oxford, UK : Pambazuka Press, an imprint of Fahamu, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As increasing homophobia and transphobia across Africa threatens to silence the voices of African Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people, Queer African Reader brings together a collection of writings, analysis and artistic works that engage with the struggle for LGBTI liberation.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Anthologies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hakima Abbas; Sokari Ekine
ISBN: 0857490990 9780857490995
OCLC Number: 806013085
Description: xiii, 454 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: An essay / David Kato Kisule --
'In sisterhood and solidarity' : queering African feminist spaces / Awino Okech --
Postcolonial discourses of queer activism and class in Africa / Lyn Ossome --
Disability and desire : journey of a film-maker : life story / Shelley Barry --
African LGBTI manifesto/declaration --
'Proudly African & transgender' : collaborative portraits and stories with trans and intersex activists / Gabrielle Le Roux --
The vampire bite that brought me to life : fiction / Nancy Lylac Warinda --
Contesting narratives of queer Africa / Sokari Ekine --
African statement in response to British government on aid conditionality --
Straight to the matter : fiction / Olumide Popoola --
The face I love : Zanelle Muholi's 'Faces and phases' / Raél Jero Salley --
Caster runs for me / Ola Osaze --
Transsexuals' nightmare : activism of subjugation? / Audrey Mbugua --
The media, the tabloid and the Uganda homophobia spectacle / Kenne Mwikya --
The single story of 'African homophobia' is dangerous for LGBTI activism / Sibongile Ndashe --
Telling stories : fiction / Happy Mwende Kinyili --
'Faces and phases' / Zanele Muholi --
Twice removed : African invisibility in Western queer theory / Douglas Clarke --
NGOs and queer women's activism in Nairobi / Kaitlin Dearham --
The struggle for intersex rights in Africa / Julius Kaggwa --
African statement on sexual orientation and gender identity --
Queerying borders : an Afrikan activist perspective / Bernedette Muthien --
LGBTI-Queer struggles like other struggles in Africa / Gathoni Blessol --
Small axe at the crossroads : a reflection on African sexualities and human rights : life story / Kagendo Murungi --
Nature ain't rigid : poem / Mia Nikasimo --
On the paradoxical logic of intersections : a mathematical reading of the reality of homosexuality in Africa / Charles Gueboguo --
Mounting homophobic violence in Senegal / Mouhamadou Tidiane Kassé --
Queer Kenya in law and policy / Keguro Macharia --
Nhorondo--mawazo yetu : tracing life back : our reflections : life story / Zandile Makahamadze and Kagendo Murungi --
Tell the sun not to shine : fiction / Diriye Osman --
What's in a letter? / Valerie Mason-John --
Does the label fit? / Liesl Theron --
Human rights and legal implications of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill, 2011 for every Nigerian citizen --
Deconstructing violence towards black lesbians in South Africa / Zethu Matebeni --
Zanele Muholi's intimate archive : photography and post-apartheid lesbian lives / Kylie Thomas --
The portrait : fiction / Pamella Dlungwana --
Seeing beyond colonial binaries : unpacking Malawi's homosexuality discourse / Jessie Kabwila --
The movement building boot camp for Queer East African activists : an experiment in revolutionary love / Jessica Horn --
The most fabulous place on earth : a poem in many voices --
Crimson waves : fiction / Hakima Abbas --
African conversations on gender identity and ICD classifications --
Remember me when I'm gone / Busisiwe Sigasa.
Responsibility: edited by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas.
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As increasing homophobia and transphobia across Africa threatens to silence the voices of African Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people, Queer African Reader brings together a collection of writings, analysis and artistic works that engage with the struggle for LGBTI liberation.

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