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Title Boy-wives and female husbands : studies in African homosexualities / edited by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe.
Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition First edition.

Subject Homosexuality -- Africa -- History.
Homosexuality -- Africa -- Public opinion.
Gay men -- Africa -- Identity.
Lesbians -- Africa -- Identity.
Homosexuality in literature.
Homophobia in literature.
Homophobia in anthropology.
Public opinion -- Africa.
Alt Name Murray, Stephen O.
Roscoe, Will.
Description xxii, 358 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-351) and index.
Contents "A Feeling within Me": Kamau, a twenty-five-year-old Kikuyu / Stephen O. Murray -- Occurrences of contrary-sex among the negro population of Zanzibar (1899) / M. Haberlandt, translated by Brandley Rose -- Mashoga, Mabasha, and Magai: "homosexuality" on the East African Coast / Deborah P. Amory -- A 1958 visit to a Dakar boy brothel / Michael Davidson -- Male lesbians and other queer notions in Huasa / Rudolf P. Gaudio -- West African Homoeroticism: West African men / Nii Ajen -- Homosexuality among the Negroes of Cameroon and a Pangwe Tale (1921,1911) / G√ľnter Tessmann, translated by Bradley Rose -- Ganga-Ya-Chibanda (1732) / Jean Baptiste Labat, translated by Will Roscoe -- Same-sex life among a few negro tribes of Angola (1923) / Kurt Falk, translated by Bradley Rose -- Homosexuality among the natives of Southwest Africa (1925-26) / Kurt Falk, translated by Bradley Rose -- "Good God Almighty, what's this!": homosexual "crime" in early colonial Zimbabwe / Marc Epprecht -- "When a woman loves a woman" in Lesotho: Love, sex, and the (Western) construction of homophobia / Kendall -- Sexual politics in contemporary Southern Africa / Stephen O. Murray -- Woman-woman marriage in Africa / Joseph M. Carrier and Stephen O. Murray -- Diversity and identity: the challenge of African homosexulities -- African groups with same-sex patterns -- Organizations of homosexuality and other social structures in sub-Saharan Africa / Stephen O. Murray.
ISBN 031221216X
OCLC # 39052346
Table of Contents
 Preface: "All Very Confusing" 
 Africa and African Homosexualities: An Introduction1
 "A Feeling within Me": Kamau, a Twenty-Five-Year-Old Kikuyu / Stephen O. Murray41
 Occurrences of Contrary-Sex among the Negro Population of Zanzibar (1899) / M. Haberlandt, Bradley Rose63
 Mashoga, Mabasha, and Magai: "Homosexuality" on the East African Coast / Deborah P. Amory67
 A 1958 Visit to a Dakar Boy Brothel / Michael Davidson111
 Male Lesbians and Other Queer Notions in Hausa / Rudolf P. Gaudio115
 West African Homoeroticism: West African Men Who Have Sex with Men / Nii Ajen129
 Homosexuality among the Negroes of Cameroon and a Pangwe Tale (1921, 1911) / Gunther Tessmann, Bradley Rose149
 Ganga-Ya-Chibanda (1732) / Jean Baptiste Labat, Will Roscoe163
 Same-Sex Life among a Few Negro Tribes of Angola (1923) / Kurt Falk, Bradley Rose167
 Homosexuality among the Natives of Southwest Africa (1925-26) / Kurt Falk, Bradley Rose, Will Roscoe187
 "Good God Almighty, What's This!": Homosexual "Crime" in Early Colonial Zimbabwe / Marc Epprecht197
 "When a Woman Loves a Woman" in Lesotho: Love, Sex, and the (Western) Construction of Homophobia Kendall223
 Sexual Politics in Contemporary Southern Africa / Stephen O. Murray243