Queer Senegalese migration can redefine activism

Both African migration and queer Africa are loaded with negative stereotypes in global discourse, including misunderstandings on the interconnected reasons why marginalised people migrate. In Senegal, the open-endedness of both migration and of queerness has the possibility to create surprising networks and collaborations between queer Senegalese around the world, offering directions for a different kind of queer activism.
This article was written by PhD candidate Loes Oudenhuijsen for the blog 'Africa at LSE'.

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Loes Oudenhuijsen

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Loes Oudenhuijsen works as a PhD student on the project ’Islam, everyday ethics, and its gendered contestations: ‘’wicked’’ women in Senegal from 1950 to the present.’

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