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First review of Sacred Queer Stories book in African Studies Quarterly


The journal African Studies Quarterly (vol. 21, no. 1, 2022) has published the first review of our book Sacred Queer Stories: Ugandan LGBTQ+ Refugee Lives and the Bible. The review, which can be found here, is written by Dr Josephine Delali Ofei, a queer studies and literary scholar at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr Ofei concludes her review by stating:

Ultimately, Sacred Queer Stories is a daring exposition of the relationship between LGBTQ+ experiences and religious stories that need to be further explored. Aside from recounting personal stories, the text has become an indispensable landmark for alternative  interpretations of religious texts in Africa that position such texts as friendly and corrective rather than horrific and repelling