Six months before the end of British rule, Chinese ‘tongzhi’ gathered in Hong Kong, renounced Western LGBT politics, and instead reclaimed an indigenous “queer” identity.
An interview with author Kevin Mumford about his new book detailing the lives of black gay men from the Civil Rights Movement to the AIDS crisis
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
Jill Briggs In 1934 Jamaica was gripped by a moral panic. According to a well-publicized British naval report, the island was “rife” with venereal diseases, particularly syphilis. Some venereal disease experts speculated that infection rates topped eighty percent of the population and included children as young as eight. The root […]
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.
I am interested in the potential of digital media as a way to engage students.