Queer African Reader Paperback – 1 May 2013
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About the Author
Sokari Ekine is an educator, a writer, and a contributor to "Pambazuka News." She is the coeditor "African Awakening: The Emerging Revolutions." Hakima Abbas is the executive director of Fahamu, a nonprofit organization committed to serving the needs of organizations and social movements that inspire progressive social change. She is also the editor and author of "Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser?"
Top Customer Reviews
Unusually, despite a brief opening piece by murdered Ugandan activist David Kato, in this volume women and trans voices predominate, which gives the book a different and particular focus and energy from many LGBT anthologies, in which men's voices predominate. It doesn't aim to - indeed actively resists attempting to provide - a single unified narrative or grand theory of LGBTQI liberation for the continent, and the contributors are by no means always in agreement.
As well as academic and political pieces, there are personal memoirs (in the main focused around activism) and identity pieces; and also some poetry and fiction. Some of this is excellent, some less so - but it provides a human level to the anthology: to be brought into the worlds of the characters, (as for instance in Diriye Osman's exellent 'Tell the Sun not to Shine'), as opposed to listening to people hold forth.Read more ›