The Mexican gay magazine Macho Tips (1985-1989) engaged with national ideologies of race and gender.
Now that the Right is in power in the United States, people are remembering the first openly gay politician, that is, the top Nazi Ernst Röhm.
The 1838 Markland Inquiry historicizes male anxiety about same-sex intimacy and touch in nineteenth-century Canada.
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
Interview by Justin Bengry Yorick Smaal’s recent book Sex, Soldiers and the South Pacific, 1939-45: Queer Identities in Australia in the Second World War (Palgrave, 2015) looks to the dynamics of wartime to consider how sex and sexuality was affected by global conflict. Massive influxes of American servicemen transformed sexual communities, and […]
As Movember passes into Decembeard, Notches is showcasing some of our great publications that reflect upon the significance of sex, sexuality, and the bearded face. Taken together, these four posts illuminate the powerful meanings associated with facial hair, its employment in policing gender and sexuality, and how it fits into broader national and political questions that […]
Two queer men elevated the simple pasty to a luxurious, gourmet meal.