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Becoming the alien: D9 interpretations

So, a strange and disturbing film; disorienting and discombobulating at more than one level. It is thoroughly and utterly South African, but it inhabits its post-human cyborg sci-fi imaginary with knowing Northern familiarity.

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3
Average: 3 (2 votes)
1011 reads

Caster Semenya: sports and sexuality

The ostracism of Semenya doesn’t just affect intersex people. Gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people are affected too. Semenya’s ostracism reinforces the rigid notion of binary gender, a notion that excludes all of us.

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3
Average: 3 (2 votes)
946 reads

Gender Terroism: We Are All Sara Baartman

The inference is that Caster Semenya’s muscular body type, not being “diminutive”, is not female never mind feminine. However the so called “diminutive” body of Jenny Meadows is equally muscular.

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3.333335
Average: 3.3 (6 votes)
3421 reads
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Untold Black history: forgotten African WWII soldiers

One of the greatest omissions of 20th century European and African history are African soldiers who fought in World War I and II. Whilst we are repeatedly reminded of the role of the Gurkhas it is only now that these forgotten soldiers are being reme

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3.25
Average: 3.3 (4 votes)
2809 reads
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3.5
Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
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