A socio-legal history of lesbianism and the criminal law from the eighteenth century to the present.
Tag: legal history
This first study of the legal history of sex offences in Mandate Palestine pioneers a new socio-cultural perspective on evidence: plausibility.
Sex, Law and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891-1937 is a microhistory of a law restraining child marriages passed in colonial India in 1929.
Rosalind Rosenberg describes Pauli Murray’s struggles with her gender identity and demonstrates that Murray was truly a person ahead of her time.
The Divorce Act of 1968 led Canadian judges to create a legal category to describe sex between women.
On its 50th anniversary, a roundtable on what Boutilier v. INS can teach us about our present and queering immigration
Men and women could engage in a range of sex acts, which the courts recognized as sodomy, and still maintain that they had not technically cheated.