Under the scrutiny of the British legal system, no work was safe from being deemed obscene.
Tag: Religion and sexuality
The Commission had the potential to challenge the very nature of Catholic epistemology.
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.
Gillian Frank Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the United States. To reflect upon Dr. King’s life, legacy and influence, NOTCHES offers some primary sources with which to begin thinking about King’s place in the history of sexuality. Even as historians are increasingly reckoning with King’s complicated private life, King’s views on […]
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.
The monk could no longer be considered a virgin, since he has been ‘polluted…through masturbation’.
Jeffrey Meek There’s a long history to the intersection of religious faith and sexuality in Scotland. The introduction of same-sex marriage, LGBT clergy, and the Church of Scotland’s liberalising attitude to LGBT+ rights and issues all attest to significant changes within the institution. While the Church of England played a crucial role in the […]