On the launch of the IHR History of Sexuality Seminar.
Nineteenth-century British imperial imaginaries took great delight in expressing the terror of, and a morbid fascination with, hijra bodies.
The core message which I learned from GLF was that gay people should come out about their sexuality as much as they could.
For high-status medieval men, sharing a meal and a bed had more to do with politics than sex.
Do (and should) our perceptions of other historians’ sexuality affect how we view their contributions to historiography?