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.
Archival recordings of sexual counselling sessions illuminate how sexual problems might be understood by both practitioners and patients.
What can a conflict over dancing at Queen’s University tell us about sexual mores in early-twentieth-century Ontario?
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
Revisiting an earlier generation of reformers exposes that marriage was not a magical cure-all.
While many vowesses broke their chastity vows, Margaret Singleton’s case was different and remains an unsolved mystery.
Phyllis Schlafly stood at the epicenter of conservative sexual politics.