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By Edwin Cameron,Mark Gevisser

Defiant Desire files the lives of lesbian and homosexual South Africans of all races as they've got lived within the face of censure, denial and oppression. The background of homosexual identification in South Africa is the following in its prior and current facets: from a drag salon in Woodstock to a homosexual "shebeen" in kwaThema; from a church in a Pretoria nightclub to Johannesburg's lesbian and homosexual delight march; from Afrikaans love poetry to new activism. The booklet is a rfile of lesbian and homosexual fight, and crucial for these attracted to the sexual politics coursing underneath the country's passage to democracy.

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