• Research Interests: Negotiations of identity and belonging in the queer African diaspora
  • Education: M.A., Global Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Freiburg University and the University of Cape Town Undergraduate and Honours Degrees, University of Cape Town, African Gender Institute


Zandi Sherman is an African feminist activist who devotes most of her energy to collectively imagining new ways of building queer African community. She has been involved in struggles for racial, gender and economic justice in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. She has also worked as a researcher for organizations working in popular education and queer media making and documentation.