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They Called Me Queer | Current Affairs & Issues

Kim Windvogel , Kelly-Eve Koopman

They Called Me Queer is a collection written by Africans who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA+).
Across the continent, and throughout the world, South Africa has become known for its tolerance towards us, the LGBTQIA+ community. However, even if being who we are is legal, we live in a devastatingly segregated and unequal society, where the combination of race, class, gender and sexual identities still heavily impacts every part of our lives. This collection of stories is a testimony to who we are. It is an assertion of our struggles, but also our triumphs, our joys.
These are our stories of acceptance and rejection, of young love and old lovers, of the agonising thrills of coming out and coming into ourselves, of our sex lives, of our families and communities.

Writing by Haji Mohamed Dawjee, Lwando Scott, Ling Sheperd, Maneo Mohale, Chase Rhys, Wanelisa Xaba, Jamil F Khan, Khanya Kemami, Janine Adams, Craig Lucas and others. 

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They Called Me Queer | Current Affairs & Issues


Author: Kim Windvogel , Kelly-Eve Koopman
Category: Current Affairs & Issues
ISBN: 9780795709173
Date Released: 02 September 2019
Price (incl. VAT): R 250.00
Format: Soft cover, 240pp

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Kim Windvogel , Kelly-Eve Koopman


Kim is a Human Rights Defender, graduate from UCT, South Africa, co-founder and Advocacy Officer of FemmeProjects, an organisation that focuses on Sexual &...

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