Taking the microphone at Durban Pride, Foundation for Human Rights LGBTI Coordinator Virginia Magwaza shouted a
I think Colbert’s stunt itself was incredibly annoying especially as his satire is often based in
To demand for increased representations of people in the larger Cape Town community challenges the presumed right of privileged white men to speak for women of color in the context of South African LGBTI issues.
In an ostensibly post-apartheid South Africa, where political legitimacy no longer rests in the hands of the white minority but the economic and social inequalities still weigh highly in their favor, what happens in gay spaces?
How do you write critically about a country without running the risk of reifying sexual and racial stereotypes?