Public discourse on homosexuality through the images, ideas, and judgements made about queer lives.
What is the history of same-sex love and desire in the British Armed Forces?
During apartheid (1948-1990), abortion was often used as a political tool.
With the new religion came new attitudes to sexual behaviour and morality
Bad Girls details how young women and girls in the 1940s and 1950s pursued new sexual freedoms.
Interview by Justin Bengry Yorick Smaal’s recent book Sex, Soldiers and the South Pacific, 1939-45: Queer Identities in Australia in the Second World War (Palgrave, 2015) looks to the dynamics of wartime to consider how sex and sexuality was affected by global conflict. Massive influxes of American servicemen transformed sexual communities, and […]
Interview by Christopher Michael Elias For nearly four decades, the Federal Bureau of Investigation used the so-called Sex Deviates Program to investigate and badger gay men and women in the United States. That harassment was justified by the belief that homosexuals posed a security risk in two ways: their behavior […]