The Chatterley trial hinged on the disavowing or defending of ‘deviant’ sexual acts within the novel, making it a distinctly queer case.
Trans America: A Counter-History
Despite the prominence of what is now called trans in contemporary culture, there is a shortage of comprehensive trans histories.
The Reputation of Edward II
Edward’s medieval and early modern afterlife was significantly shaped by the influence of literary texts and techniques.
Lesbian Networks of (Cat) Care During the Sex Wars
On Thursday afternoon, August 12, 1982, Amber Hollibaugh called Dorothy Allison to finalize cat-sitting arrangements for Alice B. Toklas, the cat.
Working Out: Reflections of gay trade union activism in the 1970s UK
Coming out at work was challenging enough but it was often overlooked in the early gay liberation movement.
Men of Superior IQ: Connecting Homosexuality to Intelligence in Cold War-Era Canada
The construction of male homosexuals as intelligent was connected to broader cultural anxieties about same-sex attracted men in Cold War-era Canada.
Esther Newton’s Butch Career
I love reading and writing stories but, until my memoir, most have been about other people.