The hegemonic framing of white safety and tolerance was also troubled when a number of participants produced counter narratives of danger and enforcement of heterosexuality in historically designated white spaces on the other hand.

The hegemonic framing of white safety and tolerance was also troubled when a number of participants produced counter narratives of danger and enforcement of heterosexuality in historically designated white spaces on the other hand.

… me personally and Mary is at a pub and also this guy … he previously plenty hatred against lesbians|he had so much hatred against lesbians me and Mary was at a pub and this guy. And … you can view it inside the eyes that this might be some body that when he gets you alone he’ll bloody well be sure he fucks it away from you or something like that like that. … He ended up being like een van daai boere manne, plaas boere, wat uhm, rugby kyk en drink en vieslik raak vuil, barl came across sy mond 6 … Because that point me personally and Mary had been like so into one another. And you also could see, similar to this is a man whom simply, get free from their method he doesn’t take something like this lightly because he. He had been insulting us. He was ‘so hulle pussy naaiers’. ‘Kom ek gaan jou wys’, jy weet. Praat hy met vriende 7, and you may. You can easily have the shivers operating down your back.

Denise’s narrative talks to her connection with feeling threatened by a small grouping of white Afrikaans speaking guys in a heterosexual leisure area. The males express their disgust at what they’re witnessing – Denise and her partner being publicly affectionate. It’s noteworthy that Denise relates to him as a ‘ plaas boer ’ (an Afrikaner farmer), which calls focus on an iconic form of hegemonic white South African masculinity, the patriarchal, conventional, conservative Afrikaans guy, whoever values are centred around Jesus, Volk en die Land (Jesus, country therefore the Land). Continue reading “The hegemonic framing of white safety and tolerance was also troubled when a number of participants produced counter narratives of danger and enforcement of heterosexuality in historically designated white spaces on the other hand.”