A surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary’s sexuality.
Religion and Sexuality
A popular 1912 hymn imagines a close encounter with Christ and reveals the queer possibilities within evangelical Protestant liturgy and devotion.
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are an unaffiliated, non-celibate order of queer, activist nuns.
Desire Work documents the lives of mostly white, ex-gay Pentecostal men in Cape Town, South Africa.
Anticipating Sin in Medieval Society explores early medieval understandings of sin, looking in particular at childhood, sexuality and violence.
The Oral History Society LGBTQ special interest group has shown the important role oral history plays in researching LGBTQ lives.
The ways a father’s race shaped the adoptability of children born to Jewish mothers reveals the complex construction of Jewishness in postwar Canada.