“Revolutionary Ideas Never Die”: USARF, Cheche and the University College, Dar es Salaam

By Yasmina Martin On November 13th, 1970, The Standard, a major Tanzanian English-language newspaper, published an article detailing tumultuous events at the University College, Dar es Salaam. A group of radical students organizing as the University Students African Revolutionary Front (USARF) had been shut down by the government, and their journal, Cheche, was ordered to […]

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Sexuality, Society and Psychiatry: The Medicalization of Homosexuality in India

By Rianna Price Within the studies of medicalization of deviant same-sex desire, the landmark removal of homosexuality as a disorder from the DSM-II  (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) is often seen as a watershed moment for changing medical attitudes. What was once a sin had become a crime before being treated as a […]

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