Jim Elledge The Boys of Fairy Town reveals the little-known history of gay life in Chicago during its first century through the biographies of the men who lived there. It covers a diversity of individuals, from female impersonator to body builder, from activist to suicide, from black to white. Anyone, […]
How did a single gay man become blamed for causing the North American AIDS epidemic?
Same-sex couples in the early modern period claimed marriage in their own particular ways.
The history of the concept of psychological androgyny both raises and responds to the question “what is the history of sexuality?”
Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
The Los Angeles Advocate captured the essence of an important segment of the LGBTQ culture.
Interview by Dan Royles Dagmawi Woubshet’s The Calendar of Loss (Johns Hopkins, 2015) examines the politics of mourning in the early years of the AIDS epidemic both in the United States and Ethiopia. The book details the ways in which early AIDS mourners used poetry, obituaries, visual art, and direct action protest both to commemorate […]