Sexual behaviour was strictly regulated in late medieval and Tudor England.
Rosalind Rosenberg describes Pauli Murray’s struggles with her gender identity and demonstrates that Murray was truly a person ahead of her time.
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.