This is a history of 20th century medical explanations for sexual crime, from indecent exposure to sadistic violence, and medico-legal attempts at rehabilitation and cure.
Tag: 20th Century History
Female bisexuality generates both particularly intense anger and fetishization that demand greater historical attention.
Rosalind Rosenberg describes Pauli Murray’s struggles with her gender identity and demonstrates that Murray was truly a person ahead of her time.
Members of the right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.
Is it helpful to conceive of one African epidemic, with one set of universal causes? And how is the history of HIV understood within African communities?
Narratives of abuse have taken on different forms during different moments.
The Commission had the potential to challenge the very nature of Catholic epistemology.