Catherine Fletcher The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance (Bodley Head, 2020) is a new history of a familiar era. Focusing on the years 1492-1571, it covers topics including developments in art and literature, the early years of European colonialism, the Italian Wars of 1494-1559, and the […]
New Zealand’s teenagers embraced romantic and sexual possibilities, and their lives tell of wider social attitudes to morality and respectability
How ideas of deviant female sexuality became foundational to modern social thought in colonial India.
Conor O’Dwyer describes the rapidly evolving politics of LGBT activism in postcommunist Europe.
Women who sold sex and men who sought sex with other men shaped the emergence of modern Paris.
Generational change in the imagination of sexuality caused an unprecedented shift in public opinion about same-sex marriage in the U.S.
Sisterhood and Unity explores the history and politics of lesbian activism in the (post-)Yugoslav space.