Men in South Africa share the same ideas about manhood that fuel assaults against women. The media should keep the spotlight on that.
In the South Africa, repackaging of dated colonial fears regarding race, sex, and reproduction can be used to sell beer and win an award for being “different.”
It might not be Dakar or Nairobi, but Gaborone certainly does not look empty.
In supposedly post-apartheid South Africa – where political and economic power are at odds – what happens in gay spaces?
Experienced by mostly white Euro-Americans drawn to Sub Saharan Africa by an urge to explore and to do good, or by a more existential desire for an encounter with radical difference.
The positive media surrounding ‘Cape Town as a gay paradise’ obscures far more complex realities.