Historians of sexuality risk overlooking the significance of indemnity clauses in their contracts.
Interview by Pat Omoregie Saheed Aderinto’s When Sex Threatened the State: Illicit Sexuality, Nationalism, and Politics in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1958 (Illinois, 2015), explores tensions in colonial Nigeria through the lens of a struggle over how to control and regulate prostitution. Aderinto argues that the British perceived prostitution as evidence of […]
Mavis’ family photo album opened a door on a life of interracial intimacy.
Discussions of “deviant” sexuality were visible and vibrant within artistic and literary communities.
Collier’s made one of the earliest print references to the sexuality of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
Justin Bengry I never knew my great uncle Cecil Bengry. Affectionately known as Cic’, this bachelor uncle seems to have lived in the background of other people’s lives. Even the pictures of Cic’ in old age that I found among my own grandfather’s (his brother) papers are faded and overexposed, their […]
Fears of changing sexual mores shaped HOW’s women’s worldview and mobilized their politics.