An interview with author Kevin Mumford about his new book detailing the lives of black gay men from the Civil Rights Movement to the AIDS crisis
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
Phyllis Schlafly stood at the epicenter of conservative sexual politics.
Penal administrators and reformers viewed the potential spread of ‘unnatural crime’ with horror.
Oral history faces the challenge of bridging the divide between the observer and the observed.
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
The aim of the operation was to detain, interrogate, and register both actual and alleged homosexuals.