Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
The Mann Act protected women from “human vultures who fatten on the shame of innocent young girls.”
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?
When sexual desire was not attached to notions of sexual identity.
What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state?
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
The sexual history of war lies at the very heart of the history of war itself.