Six months before the end of British rule, Chinese ‘tongzhi’ gathered in Hong Kong, renounced Western LGBT politics, and instead reclaimed an indigenous “queer” identity.
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
An 1852 rape case reveals that colonization was an uneven process.
The metaphor of rape has framed understandings of the U.S. military’s occupation of Okinawa.
Mavis’ family photo album opened a door on a life of interracial intimacy.
Artistic networks and discourses spanned cultural centers from Tokyo to Paris and New York.
Stereotypes offer a window into the history of Japanese sexualities.