BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN, queer life in "Africa's gay capital"

: Camminga (B.) & Matebeni (Z.) eds.

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217pp., maps, b/w & colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2021


Contributions include:

"Queering Cape Town’s posture as 'Africa’s gay capital'" by Stella Nyanzi

"The GALA archives: Preserving the 'queerer' side of queer Cape Town" by Linda Chernis

"The Miss Gay Western Cape Pageant: An alternative black queer space" by Liberty Glenton Matthyse

"Black lesbian politics and organising spaces" by Funeka Soldaat

"'Sy is ’n eendjie van ’n ander dam': Race, class and sexual identity intersections in same-sex marriage" by Lwando Scott

"Of mountains and multiculturalism: The Cape Town tourist gaze" by Annie Hikido

"No milk, no honey, no safe space: A review of The Promised Land Fallacy" by Maneo Mohale

"Epilogue: No Easter Sunday for queers" by Koleka Putuma

B Camminga (*they) is a post-doctoral fellow at the African Centre for Migration and Society, University of the Witwatersrand, and the author of Transgender Refugees and the Imagined South Africa: Bodies over Borders and Borders over Bodies.

zethu Matebeni is an African Humanities Program Fellow, author of Reclaiming African: Queer Perspectives on Sexual and Gender Identities, co-editor of Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship and Activism, and curator of the Queer Tour in Cape Town. In June 2019 zethu joined the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of the Western Cape.