German-speaking feminists created new knowledge in sexology that challenged sexist biases and expanded possibilities for gendered and sexual expression.
Tag: 20th Century History
Medicine, the Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919-1960s
Weston’s book is a history of 20th century medical explanations for sexual crime and medico-legal attempts at rehabilitation and cure.
Die Bi(e)! Reading Bisexual Women’s History
Female bisexuality generates both particularly intense anger and fetishization that demand greater historical attention.
Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil
The Right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.
Local Sexual Cultures and the Response to HIV/AIDS Along the Uganda-Tanzania Border
Is it helpful to conceive of one African epidemic, with one set of universal causes? And how is the history of HIV understood within African communities?
Sexual Violence Against Children in the 1960s
Narratives of abuse have taken on different forms during different moments.
Catholicism, Contraception, and The History of Sexuality
The Commission had the potential to challenge the very nature of Catholic epistemology.