Historically, fostering and adoption of adults could prove a useful way for men to assert intimate relationships together and provide legal and financial cover for a partner.
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
The story of Sodom provided a context for discussions of homoerotic behavior.
Conservative resistance to government funding for AIDS education was racialized and sexualized.
Surviving records from the FBI’s “Sex Deviates” files are now available online.
Accusations of witchcraft were often used to explain away transgressive behaviour between kings and favourites.