The story of the historic London Rubber Company and Durex condom business, with a foreword by Lesley A. Hall.
Tatiana Ivleva and Rob Collins Un-Roman Sex explores how gender and sex were perceived and represented outside the Mediterranean core of the Roman Empire, focusing on gender constructs and sexual behaviours in the provinces and frontier regions. Drawing on literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence, the contributors present new and emerging ideas on […]
Sex, Law and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891-1937 is a microhistory of a law restraining child marriages passed in colonial India in 1929, and a critical account of the emergence of “age” as scientific and governmental object, crucial for upholding the rule of law, for governing intimate life, and for securing gender rights and social justice, in twentieth century India.
I love reading and writing stories but, until my memoir, most have been about other people.
Ashley Currier’s “Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi” illustrates how elites used politicized homophobia to consolidate their moral and political authority.
Hongwei Bao Queer China: Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture examines lesbian and gay cultural production — including literature, art, film and performance — in the People’s Republic of China (PRC or mainland China) during the post-Mao and postsocialist era (1976 to present) to map out the role of identity, […]
Sarah Levin-Richardson Pompeii’s brothel is the only verifiable brothel from Greco-Roman antiquity. The Brothel of Pompeii: Sex, Class and Gender at the Margins of Roman Society (Cambridge University Press, 2019) tells its story. Taking readers on a tour of all of the purpose-built structure’s evidence, including the rarely seen upper floor, […]