Challenging the idea that today’s trans kids are a brand new generation.
Childhood and Youth
Gender, Power and Sexual Abuse in the Pacific
A microhistory of a child sexual abuse case in the South Seas Mission of the London Missionary Society.
Anticipating Sin in Medieval Society
Anticipating Sin in Medieval Society explores early medieval understandings of sin, looking in particular at childhood, sexuality and violence.
‘The first lessons on sex are taught without words’: Sex Education in New Zealand
New Zealand used pictures to tell 20th-century teens compelling stories about ideal sex and intimacy.
Child Sexual Abuse? A View from England in the Later Middle Ages
Bringing sex offenders to justice was as challenging in the Middle Ages as it is today.
Sexualisation of Girlhood During Edwardian Times
Risqué Edwardian postcards are precursors and the sexualisation of childhood today.
American Child Brides and the Dangers of Underage Sex
Revisiting an earlier generation of reformers exposes that marriage was not a magical cure-all.