The sixth century saw the emergence of a new understanding of the concept of incest, which was swiftly legislated in both secular and canon law.
Tag: Religion and sexuality
The story of Sodom provided a context for discussions of homoerotic behavior.
What can pornography’s history tell us about its basic appeal?
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
Gillian Frank Recently I had the pleasure of being a respondent at a conference in honor of Heather White and Anthony Petro’s respective path breaking publications Reforming Sodom and After the Wrath of God. Both books make crucial interventions in the history of sexuality and LGBTQ history, two fields that […]
Bringing sex offenders to justice was as challenging in the Middle Ages as it is today.
Same-sex couples in the early modern period claimed marriage in their own particular ways.