Kit Heyam During his lifetime and the four centuries following his death, King Edward II (1307-1327) acquired a reputation for having engaged in sexual and romantic relationships with his male favourites, and having been murdered by penetration with a red-hot spit. The Reputation of Edward II, 1305-1697: A Literary Transformation of […]
The construction of male homosexuals as intelligent was connected to broader cultural anxieties about same-sex attracted men in Cold War-era Canada.
Ashley Currier’s “Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi” illustrates how elites used politicized homophobia to consolidate their moral and political authority.
Women who sold sex and men who sought sex with other men shaped the emergence of modern Paris.
The book is the first critical study of heterosexual and same-sex activities involving Axis prisoners of war in the United States during World War II.
Weston’s book is a history of 20th century medical explanations for sexual crime and medico-legal attempts at rehabilitation and cure.
Homosexuality on the Small Screen examines the history of television and its role in exploring gay lives and constructing ideas around sexual identity.