Bringing sex offenders to justice was as challenging in the Middle Ages as it is today.
Tag: Religion and sexuality
Same-sex couples in the early modern period claimed marriage in their own particular ways.
‘The witch is a witch not only because she magically devours, destroys, or rides wolves, but also because she has sex with the devil.’
While many vowesses broke their chastity vows, Margaret Singleton’s case was different and remains an unsolved mystery.
Phyllis Schlafly stood at the epicenter of conservative sexual politics.
With the new religion came new attitudes to sexual behaviour and morality
motive opened up a space within which a departure from heteronormative values became possible