There has been little question as to whether having a single month devoted to discussing such histories is actually regressive
Hyperbole and horror: hijras and the British imperial state in India
Nineteenth-century British imperial imaginaries took great delight in expressing the terror of, and a morbid fascination with, hijra bodies.
Out in the unions
The core message which I learned from GLF was that gay people should come out about their sexuality as much as they could.
Three Wise Men in a Bed: Bedsharing and Sexuality in Medieval Europe
For high-status medieval men, sharing a meal and a bed had more to do with politics than sex.