Six months before the end of British rule, Chinese ‘tongzhi’ gathered in Hong Kong, renounced Western LGBT politics, and instead reclaimed an indigenous “queer” identity.
Tag: LGBT History
Here is a personal take on Hippolytus, using the Greek myth to do a little modern myth-busting about asexuality.
Historically, fostering and adoption of adults could prove a useful way for men to provide legal and financial cover for a partner.
Coming out was a core value of gay liberation, but trade unions interpreted attempts at self-organisation by minority groups as divisive.
Conservatives exploited homophobia to discredit opposition to Section 28, leaving Labour ambivalent to outright opposition.
In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
Female bisexuality generates both particularly intense anger and fetishization that demand greater historical attention.