Quietly queer in Senegal

How do queer women give shape to their queerness, navigating the simultaneous desires of same-sex intimacies, family life, societal expectations, and urban success? This blog post has been written by PhD student Loes Oudenhuijsen for 'Africa is a Country'.

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Loes Oudenhuijsen

About the author(s) / editor(s)

Loes Oudenhuijsen works as a PhD student on her own project, titled 'Islam, everyday ethics, and its gendered contestations: ‘’wicked’’ women in Senegal from 1950 to the present'. Loes holds a BSc in International Development Studies from Wageningen University, and an MA in African Studies (research) from Leiden University.


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