The knowledge to be a middle-class black colored lesbian:

The knowledge to be a middle-class black colored lesbian:

Mapping the black colored geography that is queer of’s lesbian females through narrative

Hugo Canham

Department of Psychology University for the Witwatersrand Johannesburg

To be black colored, working course, residing in a township and lesbian will be a discordant body. This will be an experience that is markedly different being a socio-economically privileged resident of Johannesburg. This paper sets off to map marginalised sexualities onto current fissures that are social away from South Africa’s divided reputation for apartheid. It argues that as the repeal for the Sexual Offences Act, 1957 (Act No. 23 of 1957, formerly the Immorality Act, 1927) in addition to promulgation regarding the Civil Union Bill (2006) has already established a liberating impact on the lesbian community of Johannesburg; the career of real room is profoundly informed because of the intersecting confluence of battle, course, age, sex, and put.

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