Durba Mitra Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought is an account of how ideas of deviant female sexuality, often named as the “prostitute,” became foundational to modern social thought in colonial India. NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality is licensed under a Creative Commons […]
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A sixteenth-century scribe recorded the sexual and reproductive behaviour of indigenous women in colonial Mexico.
Emily Manktelow Gender, Power and Sexual Abuse in the Pacific: Rev. Simpson’s ‘Improper Liberties’ is an uncomfortably timely microhistory of a child sexual abuse case in the South Seas Mission of the London Missionary Society. It aims to give voice to those whom the archive has silenced, and to listen […]
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.
Eating and reproduction are crucial biological processes that are fraught with emotional meanings.
Onni Gust On 11th November, 2013, the Indian Supreme Court upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal code, which declares “carnal intercourse against the order of nature against any man, woman or animal” to be a crime. The ruling came as a shock to LGBT rights activists. In 2009, following […]