The construction of male homosexuals as intelligent was connected to broader cultural anxieties about same-sex attracted men in Cold War-era Canada.
Tag: Cold War
Was Homosexuality Illegal in Communist Europe?
Despite the strong political, economic and military alliance between Eastern Bloc countries, they did not adopt a uniform position towards homosexuality.
Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil
The Right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.
Operation Hyacinth and Poland’s Pink Files
The aim of the operation was to detain, interrogate, and register both actual and alleged homosexuals.
Histories of Sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe
Historical studies of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) remain scarce.