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Gender Bent's Blog – January 2014 Archive (3)

Cruising for Control: subversive cruising and masculine dominance in Gaborone, Botswana

Manly men and masculinity are two issues that are prevalent in many African countries, Botswana is no exception. With a heavy patriarchal structure, homosexuality is shunned for both religious and cultural reasons. Katlego K Kol-Kes queries the blurred lines between subversive cruising and masculine dominance in Gaborone, Botswana, where homosexuality is still a criminal offence.



Words & Illustration by Katlego K Kol-Kes,…

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Added by Gender Bent on January 29, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Domestic Violence: What's So Funny About "Eat the cake, Anna Mae", Beyoncé?

Many eyebrows were raised when on the one hand Beyoncé explained that she was just a sex-positive feminist while on the other hand making light of a domestic violence scene from the Tina Turner biopic 'What's Love Got To Do With It', by using it as a sexual metaphor in her song 'Drunk In Love'. In the track, Beyoncé's husband Jay-Z rhymes: “I am Ike Turner, Baby know I don’t play. Now eat the cake, Anna Mae. Said Eat the Cake, Anna Mae", with Beyoncé smiling and mouthing the…

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Added by Gender Bent on January 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Gender Bent: An Interview With Jamaican lawyer and activist Maurice Tomlinson

Maurice Tomlinson wouldn’t have it any other way. That is, he can’t imagine a life void of helping marginalized and displaced. Unlike the Jamaican government, lawyer and activist Tomlinson is choosing not to turn a blind eye to the harsh treatment of Jamaica’s vulnerable LGBT population. He’s a modern day hero, one reminiscent of America’s 60s era civil rights leaders—even risking his life to do activism work. After a summer filled with anti-gay bashings and killings in…

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Added by Gender Bent on January 6, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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