Set in transnational Cairo over a two-decade period, this book is an ethnography about love and desire.
My grandparents helped pave the way for virtual trysts.
Same-sex loving and desiring people have long existed in Africa, and will continue to do so.
Rachel Gordan In 1949, Alfred Kinsey’s Sexual Behavior in the Human Male became a bestseller and sparked a widespread conversation about sexual norms and sexual variance in the US. Kinsey’s 1953 volume on Sexual Behavior in the Human Female was even more explosive as it challenged widely held views of female sexuality. […]
Elisabeth Brander Nineteenth-century medical texts are extremely diverse in the topics they cover. They range from specialized works meant to be used by trained physicians and surgeons, to books of practical home remedies, to treatises on phrenology. They also offer much more than strictly medical advice – many of the […]
On Valentine’s Day, women give presents to men, while on White Day, men return the favor.
Niamh Cullen In July 1955 Wanda Bontà, agony aunt for the popular Italian magazine Grand Hotel, received a letter that she was both amused and baffled by, if the response she published in her column is anything to go by. It was written by a young woman who sought advice […]