Queer Men's Narrative by Jude DibiaQueer Men's Narrative by Jude Dibia

Queer Men's Narrative

EditorJude Dibia, Olumide F. Makanjuola

Paperback | November 1, 2019

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A companion volume to the widely-acclaimed anthology She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak (2018), Queer Men's Narrative challenges society at large to re-think its idea of what being a man entails, and how such concepts limits men and women's freedom to be, to live and to understand each other. Queer Men's Narrative demonstrates that queer men and straight men are very much alike in how they respond to societal pressure and the definition of what a man should be. The selected narratives, from over 25 contributors, show some queer men, like their straight counterparts, hold on to sexism, toxic masculinity and patriarchy as a way to justify their masculinity within a society that prescribes such a role and expectations.
Jude Dibia is an author, queer rights advocate, winner of the Ken Saro-Wiwa Prose Prize, and shortlisted for the Nigeria Literature Prize, CommonWealth Prize and the Swedish Naturoch Kulture Pris. His debut novel 'Walking with Shadows' is the first full length novel devoted to queer issues in Nigeria. Dibia currently lives in Sweden wh...
Title:Queer Men's NarrativeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2019Publisher:CASSAVA REPUBLIC PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911115820

ISBN - 13:9781911115823