How the British Empire rewrote the rules for gender, race and sexuality in South Africa

The post-apartheid state in South Africa inherited many colonial legacies. It has transformed considerably over the past 25 years. But it retains mechanisms of a state that secured power for a select few at the expense of most of its citizens.

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ – Context

I’ve done this too, well-intentioned PC-views on things taken-out-of-context. When this song was new, early 1950s white-radio would never allow two people mutually scheduling a booty-call, outside of coyly playing expected gender-roles, when they’re horny.