Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
Tag: African American History
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?
Discussion of Obergefell compared activism for marriage equality with efforts to secure equal rights.
Kristyn Scorsone, Naomi Extra, and Keishla Rivera * Fireball is a fast and furious DIY event. The structure of the ball is such that anyone can turn up announced and walk any category. The order rarely follows the program. As a result it is not possible to identify the participants […]
Gillian Frank Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States. To reflect upon Dr. King’s life, legacy and influence, NOTCHES offers some primary sources with which to begin thinking about King’s place in the history of sexuality. Even as historians are increasingly reckoning with King’s complicated private life, King’s views on […]
Gillian Frank Houston’s Proposition 1 bathroom ordinance. What does it mean to you? Any man at any time could enter a woman’s bathroom simply by claiming to be a woman that day. No one is exempt. Even registered sex offenders could follow women or young girls into the bathroom and […]