What can pornography’s history tell us about its basic appeal?
Author: Gillian Frank
The History of Sexuality has a Jewish Problem
I had the pleasure of being a respondent at a conference in honor of Heather White and Anthony Petro’s path breaking publications Reforming Sodom and After the Wrath of God.
Porno Chic and the Sex Wars: A Roundtable on the Politics of Sexual Representations in the 1970s – Part 1
“Porno chic” culture of the 1970s provided an opportunity to embrace—or challenge—the sexual revolution.
Words of Warning for Historians of Sexuality: Indemnity Clauses and Publishing Contracts
Historians of sexuality risk overlooking the significance of indemnity clauses in their contracts.
Gay Rights and Religion: A Notches Special Issue
Historians should not assume that religious institutions have always been hostile to gay rights.
CFP: Histories of Music and Sexuality
What is the relationship between music and sexuality?
After Roe: Engaging the Lost History of the Abortion Debate
Grassroots activists and politicians responded to the 1973 ruling in the two decades that followed it.