Zackie Achmat: What He Said, What I Thought

By Anna MccLellan (they/them) – 4 April 2024

I had approached this article intending to use Zackie Achmat’s policies as a site to discuss how language is formulated in these stances, and what the implication of this is in South African society. I find myself writing a very different article, one which outlines Zackie Achmat’s manifesto as a whole. As a disclaimer, I like what Zackie Achmat has to say, and any notes of endorsement through this piece are as a result of that…