The ability to be a middle-class lesbian that is black

The ability to be a middle-class lesbian that is black

Secao Tematica Nacoes ag ag e Memorias em Transe: Mocambique, Africa do Sul ag ag ag e Brasil

Making Spot, Making Home: Lesbian Queer World-Making in Cape Town

Construindo espacos de pertencimento: lesbicas queer na Cidade do Cabo

Making Destination, Making Home: Lesbian Queer World-Making in Cape Town

Revista Estudos Feministas, vol. 27, # 3, 2019

Centro de Filosofia ag e Ciencias Humanas e Centro de Comunicacao e Expressao da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Gotten: 30 August 2019

Accepted: 06 September 2019

Abstract: Two principal, contrasting, narratives characterise public discourse on queer sexualities in Cape Town. In the one hand, the town is touted since the homosexual money of South Africa. This, nonetheless, is troubled with a binary framing of white areas of security and black colored areas of risk (Melanie JUDGE, 2018), which simultaneously brings the ‘the black lesbian’ into view through the lens of discrimination, physical physical violence and death. Continue reading