Being Disabled, Black and Queer in South Africa: A Personal Journey

  • Sisanda Msekele


Do you ever come across the snide remarks such as “you cannot be ugly and broke, pick one struggle”, “you cannot be short and fat, pick one”? being disabled and queer is obliquely welcomed with similar attitudes. Supposedly, no individual, in their right mind, can be disabled and still “choose” to be queer. I have encountered so many of these remarks.

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  • Sisanda Msekele
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  1. 1.University of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

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