In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
The Mann Act protected women from “human vultures who fatten on the shame of innocent young girls.”
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?
What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state?
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
Historical studies of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) remain scarce.
As in any revolution, women and children wielded a surprising amount of power, even at societal margins.