Sexual Inversion among the Azande
Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009
1970 American Anthropological Association
Volume 72, Issue 6, pages 1428–1434, December 1970
How to Cite
Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1970), Sexual Inversion among the Azande. American Anthropologist, 72: 1428–1434. doi: 10.1525/aa.1970.72.6.02a00170
- Issue published online: 28 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 28 OCT 2009
- Accepted for publication 16 January 1970.
- Sudan (southern);
- sexual inversion
Male and female homosexual relationship seems to have been common among the Azande in past times. Between males it was approved of in the bachelor military companies. Between females it is said to have been a frequent, though highly disapproved of, practice in polygamous homes.