Where is the joy? Portrayals and Depictions of LGBTIQ+ persons

Ringvorlesung im Sommersemester 2023 im Rahmen des Studienprogramms "Gender Studies und feministische Wissenschaft" mit Themenschwerpunkt, unterschiedliche geographische Kontexte und Perspektiven auf LGBTI*Q-Politik in einer postkolonialen Welt zu thematisieren.


27. April 2023 18:00 – 27. April 2023 20:00
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Where is the joy? Portrayals and Depictions of LGBTIQ+ persons

Beverley Ditsie

Dr Bev Ditsie (Hon) is a gender-non conforming lesbian activist, award winning filmmaker, reality TV director and writer and musician. For decades has shifted many perspectives on our agency, voices but more importantly, spoke up for black African lesbians and continues to do phenomenal work for the LGBTQI community as a whole.

One of the founders of the gay rights organisation, Gay and Lesbian Organisation of the Witwatersrand (GLOW). South Africa’s first multiracial and political lesbian and gay rights group.

In 2019 Bev was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Claremont Graduate University in California. The honorary doctorate was to acknowledge this dedication and hard work in the fight for LGBTI equality.

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Dr. Beverley Ditsie


Zentrum für Gender Studies und feministische Zukunftsforschung