Ancient Romans’ transgressive gender performances were reserved only for fiction and fantasy, spirituality and the state.
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
The sixth century saw the emergence of a new understanding of the concept of incest, which was swiftly legislated in both secular and canon law.
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
Reflections on the #MeToo movement from the NotchesBlog crew and friends.
NOTCHES is seeking short submissions exploring any aspect of histories of sexual violence.
The Oral History Society LGBTQ special interest group has shown the important role oral history plays in researching LGBTQ lives.