Blog entries from: Black Looks

an archive of queer african resistance

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April 14 2014

From Black Looks Mon Apr 14 2014, 11:44:17

a brief scientific history of deamons. Binyavanga Wainaina on the scientific history of African deamons Image by Ivan Forde When the internet arrived, the homosexuality deamon went digital, and was able to climb into optic fibers. Homosexuality deamon learns fast. Full of...

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April 12 2014

From Black Looks Sat Apr 12 2014, 08:34:05

Via We Are Queer Related PostsKampala - Uganda - "Desperate. Distraught"Women's Womb RightsAfrican LGBTIQ do not need a 'get out of Africa' escape route!

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April 11 2014

From Black Looks Fri Apr 11 2014, 17:56:30

The Veil of Silence produced by the TIER and directed by Habeeb Lawal documents the experience of sexual minorities in Nigeria and discusses issues of sexual citizenship, violence and stigma. On the brink of an impending law that could re-write...

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April 9 2014

From Black Looks Wed Apr 9 2014, 19:33:08

1. Tanzanian Officials Want a Bill to Stop Gays "Recruiting" Tanzanian Member of Parliament Ezekiel Wenje has said that he believes that the country's current laws do not adequately prevent gay people from "recruiting" younger citizens. Currently, Tanzania criminalizes homosexuality...

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April 8 2014

From Black Looks Tue Apr 8 2014, 08:25:02

Iranti-org met with Juliet Mphande, the Director of Friends of Rainka, an LGBTI human rights organisation based in Lusaka. Jabu C. Pereira, the Director of Iranti-Org asked Juliet about the current threats facing LGBTI activists in Zambia. In October a...

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April 3 2014

From Black Looks Thu Apr 3 2014, 12:20:59

All Wits Art Museum Photographs by Germaine de Larch  -- Sally Gross - portrait by Gabrielle Le Roux, 2013 Remembering and celebrating the life of Sally Gross, our beloved friend, comrade, teacher, philosopher - a great soul who is missed...

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April 1 2014

From Black Looks Tue Apr 1 2014, 09:23:11

Some states and other actors are increasingly claiming that "traditional values" should take precedence over universal human rights for all. In addition "cultural practices" are used to limit the rights and freedom of women who do not given any say...

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March 26 2014

From Black Looks Wed Mar 26 2014, 07:22:30

In June 2012 a national conference "Homosexuality and its associated social disastrous consequences" took place in the Africa Union headquarters, Addis Ababa.  The conference was organizers described themselves as "Christian,  pro-life, pro [heterosexual] marriage.  The conference was attended by some...

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March 24 2014

From Black Looks Mon Mar 24 2014, 12:02:15

From Likembe: Cross - Dressing Fun with Area Scatter     I've recently learned that several years ago the Igbo traditional musician Area Scatter was killed in an auto accident. Area was a performer who achieved renown throughout Ala Igbo,...

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March 21 2014

From Black Looks Fri Mar 21 2014, 06:43:20

From Joseph Sewedo Qkoro Sexual rights- Cutting across sexualities; intersecting orientations By RADHIKA CHANDIRAMANI It may be useful to visualize sexual rights as a large tree with deep roots and a vast canopy of leaves. Or as a giant umbrella....

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