In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
The FBI, Sexual Predators and the Mann Act
The Mann Act protected women from “human vultures who fatten on the shame of innocent young girls.”
Histories of Sexuality and the Carceral State—Part 2
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?
Histories of Sexuality and the Carceral State–Part 1
What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state?
Gay Politics and Police Politics in the American City
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
Histories of Sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe
Historical studies of sexualities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) remain scarce.
Seduction and Power in Revolutionary Bolivia
As in any revolution, women and children wielded a surprising amount of power, even at societal margins.