What does the case of Catherine/Giovanni Vizzani reveal about gender identity and sexual desire in the Eighteenth Century?
Licentious Worlds: Sex and Exploitation in Global Empires
A history of sexual attitudes and behaviour through five hundred years of empire-building around the world.
Trans America: A Counter-History
Despite the prominence of what is now called trans in contemporary culture, there is a shortage of comprehensive trans histories.
“Well Known as Miss Betty Cooper”: Gender Expression in 18th-Century Boston
One 1771 advertisement sought the recapture of an enslaved person known by two names: Cato and Miss Betty Cooper.
“Arresting Dress”: A Student Interview with Clare Sears
Clare Sears’ Arresting Dress examines the effects of San Francisco’s 1863 cross-dressing ordinance.