Beyond the Law focuses on the multiple ways various groups of individuals in the early nineteenth century understood what sodomy was, and what constituted an ethical response to it.
Rachel Hope Cleves closes out the symposium on her book Unspeakable: A Life Beyond Sexual Morality.
Jana Funke shows us how Rachel Hope Cleves’ Unspeakable: A Life Beyond Sexual Morality offers a framework for understanding the erotics of age in queer and trans relationships.
Even under the gaze of social conservatism, ‘gay’ life was hiding in plain sight.
Alessio Ponzio guides us through transformations in Italian sexual culture in this second post in our online symposium on Rachel Hope Cleves’s Unspeakable: A Life Beyond Sexual Morality.
Joseph Fischel reflects on histories of sexual ethics, pederasty, and power in this first post in our online symposium on Rachel Hope Cleves’s Unspeakable: A Life Beyond Sexual Morality.
Beardedness in nineteenth-century Britain had definite implications for manliness and sexuality.