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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Steven Pierce Recent political homophobia in Nigeria, including vigilante violence and repressive legislation, is often imagined to be a reaction to outside forces: religious movements like evangelical Christianity and reformist Islam or the spread of Western homosexual identities. This article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of institutionalized female intimacy. 2 Neither argument has aged well. Recent forms of political homophobia overshadow Amadiume's urgent reminder of African communities' rights to determine the terms through which they are represented. Lorde was less interested in Dahomey than in recuperating traditions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2016
... episodes of homophobia in Nigeria cannot simply be explained as the result of foreign influences like evangelical Christianity, reformist Islam, or the spread of Western homosexual identities. Rather, subterranean cultures of same-­sex practice and the role of sex and sexuality in structuring local...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2022
... easily remains under the radar because of its “reluctance to commit to set identities, sexual or otherwise.” 1 As a result, her book equally avoids the heavy term homophobia as a description for (let alone cause of) antiqueer sentiments. Troubling the monolithic story of “African homophobia,” which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 671–675.
Published: 01 December 2022
... in the country. Rather than providing a static representation of the condemnation of homosexuality in Africa, Dankwa refrains from perceiving homophobia in Africa as a single story. She addresses the complex, entangled histories at stake when it comes to understanding the current wave of homophobia in Ghana...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 685–688.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the opposite of queer freedoms, as they tend to be accompanied by real-life transgressions, contingencies, and spaces of variation. However, given the recent waves of homophobia in Ghana and elsewhere, the question is, under what conditions can norms effectively hold ambiguities and variation? Certainly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 214–217.
Published: 01 August 2010
... (the South as we know well is not a cultural monolith except perhaps in a Huntingtonian “oth- 214 ered” sense); to be effective in doing our work while handling time zones and time schedules but, at the same time, to be fexible and open to its heteronormativity and homophobia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 163–177.
Published: 01 August 2006
... are accused of being soft on terrorism life and the functioning of power [have] been and un-American in their critiques of the Bush permeated with the threat and violence of war- administration; homophobia has become the fare.” 4 Human beings are no longer protected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 August 1995
...: Critical Studies of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual lssues (Volume 20, Number 3) Susan Johnston, Fighting the Anti-Gay Right Barbara Epstein, Anti-Communism and Homophobia Nicholas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 263–274.
Published: 01 August 2016
... supported Zuma under the ban- clothing, outside the courthouse during the Zuma ner of endorsing traditional Zulu values. In fact, a rape trial.28 great deal of the homophobia directed at Khwezi Seemingly this gun points to a “showdown” came from such women...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 415–428.
Published: 01 August 2012
... how old familiar concepts home foreclosures, causing the economic ruin started acquiring new meanings. It puzzled me of ever- larger numbers of people; the rise of that radicalism no longer had much to do with a virulent racism and homophobia; and what ap- comprehensive critique of capitalism...