Now that the Right is in power in the United States, people are remembering the first openly gay politician, that is, the top Nazi Ernst Röhm.
Tag: twentieth century
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.
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
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.