Interview by Mir Yarfitz In the 1950s, “youth” became a new consumer category of central importance to the worldwide social, cultural, and political transformations of the following decades. In The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Perón to Videla (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), Valeria […]
The 130th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (AHA) takes place January 7-10, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for this year’s conference, “Global Migrations: Empires, Nations, and Neighbors,” opens the meeting to a number of exciting panels and events devoted to exploring the history of sexuality across time […]
Benjamin Franklin’s dalliances with a cod may not seem particularly notable, given his other exploits.
What role have venereal diseases played in the history of sexuality?
Elena McGrath Five years after the 1952 revolution gave all Bolivians the right to vote, removed forced labor requirements for indigenous communities, and nationalized Bolivia’s mineral wealth, a mechanic in Bolivia’s state-owned mining company, the Bolivian Mining Corporation (Corporación Minera de Bolivia, or COMIBOL) wrote to the municipal courts. He […]
Two queer men elevated the simple pasty to a luxurious, gourmet meal.
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.