Department of Religious Studies and Arabic

Ms LP Khuzwayo-Magwaza

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: Religious Studies and Arabic
Tel: 012 429 4341


  • MA in African Theology, Gender and Religion (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal 2013)

Fields of academic interests

  • Gender and sexualities
  • African Traditional Religion (s)
  • Indigenous knowledge systems

Field of Specialisation

  • African homosexuality 
  • Gender & Religion

Journal articles

  • A Threat to Zulu Patriarchy and the Continuation of Community:  Traditional Healing As sacred Safe Space for female sangomas in Same Sex Relationships in Journal of Gender and Religion in Africa (2012)
  • African Same Sexualities and Indigenous Knowledge: Creating a Space for Dialogue within Patriarchy in Journal: Verbum et Ecclesia (2016)


  •  Debating Virginity-testing Cultural Practices in South Africa: A Taylorian Reflection in  Journal for the Study of Religion 29,2 (2016)