Defiant Desire: Gay and Lesbian Lives in South Africa

Routledge

Defiant Desire records the lives of lesbian and gay South Africans of all races as they have lived in the face of censure, denial and oppression. The history of gay identity in South Africa is here in its past and present aspects: from a drag salon in Woodstock to a gay "shebeen" in kwaThema; from a church in a Pretoria nightclub to Johannesburg's lesbian and gay pride march; from Afrikaans love poetry to new activism. The book is a document of lesbian and gay struggle, and indispensable for those interested in the sexual politics coursing beneath the country's troubled passage to democracy.
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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Sep 13, 2013
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Pages
374
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ISBN
9781136656026
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / General
Social Science / LGBT Studies / Gay Studies
Social Science / LGBT Studies / Lesbian Studies
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