In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
Tag: twentieth century
In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
Surviving records from the FBI’s “Sex Deviates” files are now available online.
Public discourse on homosexuality through the images, ideas, and judgements made about queer lives.
Revisiting an earlier generation of reformers exposes that marriage was not a magical cure-all.
Can an archive offer “proof” that historians often seek out?
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.