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[This chapter sets out the background and context for the book. It highlights the complexities of racial meaning and categorisation in South African context. It also includes an overview of relevant historical and socio-political discourses on same-sex relationships and gay intimate unions in...
[This chapter engages with the traditional and modern concept of ‘family’ and ‘masculinity’. It explores gender roles and gender relations in both same-sex and heterosexual intimate relationships. It also gives a brief description about the interracial gay partners that participated in the...
[Having engaged with the historical contextualisation of same-sex relationships and relevant literature in Chapters One and Two, key findings of research conducted are discussed in Chapters Three and Four respectively. In order to understand the complexities and dynamics of interracial gay...
[This chapter addresses important themes that are often overlooked in same-sex intimate relationships. The majority of the research participants enjoy support from family members and friends. Also, due to the prevalence of hate crimes in the country, many of the participants have multiple...
[The research that led to the birth of this book was motivated by the need to explore and build insights into an under-researched area in family studies (particularly in Africa), viz. gay intimate unions and the construction and dynamics of gay households and familial relations. Given South...
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