The Wellcome Library is a rich source of material for the study of historical attitudes towards sex and the human body.
Tag: historical sources
How can we find out about female same-sex experiences and intimacy in the middle ages?
The symposium demonstrated the continued vitality of research into gender, sex and sexuality in modern British history
How do postage stamps contribute to a public history of queer lives and sexualities?
Beardedness in nineteenth-century Britain had definite implications for manliness and sexuality.
John/ Eleanor Rykener’s confession reveals the complexity of queer lives in medieval England.
Nineteenth-century medical texts contain recommendations on how to navigate love and marriage.