Whether Language of Love is pornographic or educational may still be up for debate, but the film was at the forefront of this conversation.
Archives of Desire
The 1990 Soviet edition of Playboy reveals the persistent tension between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Trips to courthouses across Nebraska raised important questions about how to conduct research on sexual violence in rural spaces.
Archival recordings of sexual counselling sessions illuminate how sexual problems might be understood by both practitioners and patients.
What do safer sex campaigns and their histories tell us about how erotic masculinities are crafted amid crisis?
Presenting Vesalius’ “penis-vagina” (as many students took to calling it) on the first day of class immediately primed students to dissect early modern social constructions of gender and sexuality.
A college humor magazine, Shaft, documents Hugh Hefner’s first forays into commercializing sex.