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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
... , has provided a compelling example of how some of these dilemmas might be addressed. The past decade has witnessed a proliferation of writing on same-sex intimacies in Africa. Activists, artists, filmmakers, and scholars belie contentions that homosexuality is a foreign imposition and insist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 671–675.
Published: 01 December 2022
..., “a former group facilitator” of a human rights NGO (14–15), when she attempts to set up a “lesbian group” in order to advocate for gender and human rights in Ghana. Contrary to organizers of male homosexual associations that carry out HIV/AIDS prevention programs and can therefore provide jobs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 513–524.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and the Sharia law. This is and assessed dealt with homosexuality, extrem- because this is a fact of life; there is a commit- ist behavior, and cohabitation before marriage, ment to religion and its norms and teachings. topics and social practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., drawing on the material substratum and societal factors such as tarbiya (or upbringing) alike. When it comes to same-sex desire, however, he marks homosexuality as aberrant though treatable, with companionate marriage posited as “the telos of proper psychosexual health” (78). Homosexual desire threatens...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2022
... with men are also often said to steal the “life force” of their lovers. While such rumors usually focus on politicians, businessmen, and musicians, they also sustain imaginaries that affect the life of ordinary individuals. “Lesbianism” or “homosexuality” is thereby seen as a greedy antisocial force...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 676–680.
Published: 01 December 2022
... classifications such as homosexuality and heterosexuality, each with its own cultural historical genealogy. In spite of a rich tradition in critical theory, certain meanings remain intact or have resumed importance, such as the centrality of identity or the reasoning in binary oppositions of gender, of complying...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 691–692.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and notions of responsibility Producing Desire is an exciting new contribution and degree, but the state was able to do so with to the growing discourse on gender and sexu- greater flexibility. Whereas homosexual adul...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (3): 692–694.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of responsibility Producing Desire is an exciting new contribution and degree, but the state was able to do so with to the growing discourse on gender and sexu- greater flexibility. Whereas homosexual adul...
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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 (2016) 36 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
...- women’s and gender studies at the University of Texas sity Press, 2004), and The Black Hole of Empire: History at Austin. He is the author of African Intimacies: Race, of a Global Practice of Power (Princeton University Press, Homosexuality and Globalization (University...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Afshin , 67 – 86 . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2014 . El-Rouayheb Khaled . Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500–1800 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2005 . Farghadani Shahla . “Ara'-i intiqadi dar tazkirah'ha-yi muhimm-i farsi” (“Critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2006
... emphasis on the importance the interests of the historical enemies of Islam, of family and religion led her to strongly con- especially the Jews.33 It also distracted attention demn homosexuality, which she considered to from the primary concern of Muslims, that is, be a measure of the moral decline...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 685–688.
Published: 01 December 2022
... rigid boundaries between hetero- and homosexuality, between men and women, and pushes a very binary, static notion of moral norms and their others. But even more, the bill discourages any form of unspoken acceptance, by criminalizing allies and calling upon everyone to denounce those whose practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 282–286.
Published: 01 May 2022
... (1947) is a patient known only as Mrs. A. An upper-class woman in her early twenties, Mrs. A. talks about her unhappy and childless marriage and household intrigues, discusses homosexuality and polyandry, and expresses admiration for Nehru and socialism. Pulling at the threads of Dr. Nand's text, Pinto...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 67–97.
Published: 01 August 2000
... to behaviors per- subcontinent to find a spouse for their child. However, ceived as deviant, or even sometimes totally un- these marriages between a person who has lived in Islamic, by the community. Homosexuality is an ex- the US and another who has spent her entire life in ample in case. We shall...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2022
... not treat the homosexual strands within her musings as an illness (137). Though he was a doctor, she was not a patient, and psychoanalysis was not boxed in as a “treatment.” As Pinto presents it, this psychoanalytically informed encounter became a site of productive stories, narratives, and communication...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 293–306.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Press , 2001 . Hoad Neville . African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2007 . Houser Heather . Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
... maladies as hysteria, or the wandering womb; themselves. While a part of a larger diasporic drapetomania, or the compulsion of slaves to tradition responding both to racial and gender escape bondage; and homosexuality, which oppression and revealing an ambivalence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 32–46.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 1 Asia, in April 2008; witch-hunting homosexuals and charging them with “debauchery,” imposing   South East anal inspections on those charged, torturing them, and handcuffing them to hospital beds         Comparative...