oa Lagos Notes and Records - Homosexual tendencies and unconscious determinants: A Lacanian reading of Ama Ata Aidoo's "Our sister Killjoy: rejections from a Black-eyed Squint "

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



Homosexuality has always been a controversial issue. To writers, critics, and psychologists alike, there is no consensus as to whether it is a normal behavioural trait or not. While some psychologists contend that homosexuality is a psychological problem, others think that it evinces the highest form of intellectuality in man. In fact, Jacques Lacan contends that homosexuality is perverse only in so far as all manifestations of love are perverse.

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