Africa: the cultural construction of African homosexuality

Gukira discusses “the cultural construction of African homosexuality”:
If we are to understand the cultural construction of African homosexuality, it must be from within the prison. Once we understand sodomy as a tool of political repression, or, more precisely, as being intertwined with political repression, then we can understand, if not condone, why otherwise progressive Africans may find the idea of homosexual rights repugnant. In part, this meditation attempts to move away from the tradition vs. modernity and religion vs. secularism stalemates by locating contemporary ideas of homosexuality within, arguably, indigenous contexts.

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