Tag archive of queer

“Will marriage normalise queers, or will queers radicalise marriage?” : Same-sex marriage in South Africa
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Seminar with Lwando Scott (Sociology, UCT)   Date: Thursday, 4 August 2016 “Will marriage normalise queers, or will queers radicalise marriage?”[1] : Same-sex marriage in South Africa Time: 13h00 Abstract This paper is part of an in-progress PhD research project. Using queer theory as a lens this paper examines same-sex marriage in South Africa. The central question that underpins this research project and this paper is why do same-sex couples

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‘Gender Refugees’ and the South African Asylum Regime – ‘There is no Queue for Gender Change’
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Seminar with B Camminga (Huma)   Date: Thursday, 25 August 2016 Title: ‘Gender Refugees’ and the South African Asylum Regime - ‘There is no Queue for Gender Change’ Time: 13h00   Abstract South Africa is unique on the African continent in relation to refugee regimes in that it is the only country that recognises and constitutionally protects transgender refugees/asylum seekers. In light of this, in recent years, it has seen a marked

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“Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question” Programme
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The “Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question” symposium will take place from Thursday 6th October till Saturday 8th October 2016 at the District Six Museum queer-in-africa-programme Queer in Africa? The Cape Town Question Programme 06-08 October 2016 Thursday 06 October 2016 Evening | District 6 Museum @ 18:00 Friday 07 October 2016 Daytime| District 6 Homecoming Centre @ 09:00 Evening | Zer021 Lounge, 46 Canterbury Street @ 19:00 Saturday 08

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“Kinky Politics, EXIT Newspaper, and a “Moffie Called Simon”: Re-Reading African Queer Visibility through Representations of Simon Nkoli”
Aug. 29, 2013; Z’étoile ImmaPhoto by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Seminar by Z’étoile Imma, PhD (University of Notre Dame) Title: "Kinky Politics, EXIT Newspaper, and a “Moffie Called Simon”: Re-Reading African Queer Visibility through Representations of Simon Nkoli" Date: Thursday, 25 february 2016 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Venue: 4th floor, neville alexander building   Abstract In this presentation, I examine anti-apartheid and queer rights activist Simon Nkoli’s relationship to, and representation

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Launch of “‘Non-normative’ sexual and gender diversities in Africa” and “Queer in Africa Reimagined”
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Huma and Agenda: empowering women for gender equity are pleased to launch the 2015 issue 1 on "'Non-normative' sexual and gender diversities in Africa" Guest editors: Zethu Matebeni and Thabo Msibi. Queer in Africa Reimagined symposium will also be launched on 21 April at 6.30pm. For more information on symposium click here For symposium programme on 22 April 2015 click here  

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