Tag: sexuality

The ‘Rainbow Nation’ is not immune to anti-gender activism: Attacks on queer bodies and knowledge in South Africa

This Insight examines the rise of anti-gender activism in South Africa. While the ‘Rainbow Nation’ is widely praised for its Constitutional protections of LGBTIQ+ people, resistance against sexuality and gender diversity is being mobilised through strategic transnational ’pro-family’ partnerships and campaigns. The article examines some local ‘anti-gender’ campaigns and their connections to U.S. based organisations… Continue reading “The ‘Rainbow Nation’ is not immune to anti-gender activism: Attacks on queer bodies and knowledge in South Africa”

When racism meets misogyny – doxxing white women in interracial relationships, ‘white genocide conspiracies’ and authoritarian punitivity

On May 14th 2020 VICE published an article about a website ‘register’ that doxxes interracial couples.  It provided a database of white women who dated black men. After it drew media attention, the white supremacist page was seemingly hacked and then taken offline. On its social media presence, however, the website’s author encourages others to… Continue reading “When racism meets misogyny – doxxing white women in interracial relationships, ‘white genocide conspiracies’ and authoritarian punitivity”