Mark Gevisser is the author of the prize-winning A Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream and Portraits of Power: Profiles in a Changing South Africa. He is the co-editor of Defiant Desire: Gay and Lesbian Lives in South Africa. His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The New York Times, Granta, and other publications. He is the writer of the documentary film The Man Who Drove with Mandela, which won the Teddy Documentary Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Born in Johannesburg in 1964, he now lives in France.
A Sprawling Study Tracks the Global State of LGBT People
Michael Nava reviews Mark Gevisser’s “The Pink Line,” a study of LGBTQ struggles for civil rights across the world....