An interview with author Kevin Mumford about his new book detailing the lives of black gay men from the Civil Rights Movement to the AIDS crisis
As “inner cities” are being deployed as symbols of unchecked violent crime and social disintegration, the history Gallo traces is vital.
Members of the right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.
Interview by Nicholas Syrett April R. Haynes’s Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Chicago Press, 2015) is a study of antebellum women’s efforts to reform sexuality through public physiology education. One of their ideas, that masturbation caused mental and physical illness, became widely accepted […]
Same-sex couples in the early modern period claimed marriage in their own particular ways.
‘The witch is a witch not only because she magically devours, destroys, or rides wolves, but also because she has sex with the devil.’
Public discourse on homosexuality through the images, ideas, and judgements made about queer lives.