Unmasking the Colonial Silence: Sexuality in Africa in the Post­ Colonial Context

Abstract This article explores the silence associated with sexuality in Africa. Aside from examining the false premise that homosexuality is un-African and un-Christian, this article argues that sexuality in Africa was not only socially controlled, but also carried socio-ethical and sacred overtones. Against the belief that sexuality in Africa exists in silence, the essay contends … Continue reading Unmasking the Colonial Silence: Sexuality in Africa in the Post­ Colonial Context