Discussion of Obergefell compared activism for marriage equality with efforts to secure equal rights.
Kristyn Scorsone, Naomi Extra, and Keishla Rivera * Fireball is a fast and furious DIY event. The structure of the ball is such that anyone can turn up announced and walk any category. The order rarely follows the program. As a result it is not possible to identify the participants […]
The crusade against ‘gender ideology’ started with a letter by the Bishops’ Conference of Poland.
Interview by Lynne Gerber and Gillian Frank Anthony Petro’s After the Wrath of God (Oxford, 2015) is one of the first academic books to recount and analyze the broad range of religious responses to the emergence of AIDS in the United States in the 1980s and 90s. Moving the conversation […]
Interview by Rachel Moss Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages explores the variety of strategies developed by medieval artists and writers to render sodomy visible. The author Robert Mills argues that we need to take account of the role played by translation—whether visual, verbal or cultural—in endowing sodomy with a […]
Notches Dispatches are submissions from our readers that offer critical accounts of conferences, symposia, and workshops in the history of sexuality. This post by Rachel Hope Cleves is the first of a series of Dispatches from panels on the history of sexuality at the 2015 meeting of the American Historical Association. […]
It’s hard to believe that we are celebrating one year of Notches! On 6 January 2014, with the support of the Raphael Samuel History Centre, we launched a new blog with the goal of getting folks inside and outside the academy to think critically about histories of sex and sexuality across […]