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Unravelling the Silences of Black Sexualities
This article charts approaches to African sexuality since the colonial period and the subsequent effects on contemporary African nations. It offers a critique of current discourses of sexuality.
Author: Sanya Osha
Created: 2004
Country South Africa
Added: 11 October 2013
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The Lies We Have Been Told: On (Homo)Sexuality in Africa
This paper explores homophobia on the African continent, particularly the way homophobic attitudes and behaviours are both sanctioned by and used to reinforce patriarchy.
Author: Thabo Msibi
Created: 2011
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Experiences and Dimensions of Power: Discussions with Lesbian Women
This report explores lesbian women’s direct experiences of discrimination as well as reasons why victims of violence often don’t report such incidents.
Author: Helen Wells, Toni Kruger & Melanie Judge
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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In Africa, A Step Backward on Human Rights
An appeal by the Archbishop Tutu to African leaders to rethink and prioritise human rights, and specifically LGBTI rights, on the continent.
Author: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
Created: 2009
Added: 08 October 2013
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Understanding and Addressing Homophobia in Schools: A View from Teachers
This article considers the behaviours and methods used by teachers to contribute to homophobia within learning environments.
Author: Deevia Bhana
Created: 2012
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Fear for Life: Violence against Gay Men and Men Perceived as Gay in Senegal
The report looks at arbitrary arrests of gay men and men accused or suspected of being gay.
Author: Dipika Nath
Created: 2010
Country USA
Added: 07 October 2013
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Resilience amidst Adversity: Being Gay and African in the New Century
An overview of the contemporary experiences of LGBTI people in Africa, particularly their vulnerable position in most country contexts.
Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2013
Country South Africa
Added: 09 October 2013
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Violence, Identity and Poverty
A discussion of two different theoretical explanations for violence in contemporary societies: one focused on culture and the other on politics.
Author: Amartya Sen
Created: 2008
Country USA
Added: 09 October 2013
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The Country We Want to Live In: Hate Crimes and Homophobia in the Lives of Black Lesbian South Africans
A book on the social realities under which violence against women happens. Causes, solutions and activist interventions are primary themes.
Author: Nhlanhla Mkhize, Jane Bennet, Vasu Reddy & Relebohile Moletsane
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Same-Sex Sexuality in the North-West Province
A study of same-sex-orientated people in rural areas of South Africa’s North West Province. Social acceptance, experiences with healthcare providers, mental wellbeing and HIV prevalence are all examined.
Author: Hennie Baird
Created: 2010
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men: Relations with Gender, Race and Religion among University Students
A study conducted among students at a Gauteng university on attitudes towards gay and lesbian students.
Author: Marlene Arndt & Gideon de Bruin
Created: 2006
Country South Africa
Added: 08 October 2013
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