How have understandings of and approaches to intersex bodies changed from early America to the present day?
Tag: legal history
Lesbianism and the Criminal Law: Three Centuries of Legal Regulation in England and Wales
A socio-legal history of lesbianism and the criminal law from the eighteenth century to the present.
Plausible Crime Stories: The Legal History of Sexual Offences in Mandate Palestine
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
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.
A Portrait of Jane Crow: An Interview with Rosalind Rosenberg
Rosalind Rosenberg describes Pauli Murray’s struggles with her gender identity and demonstrates that Murray was truly a person ahead of her time.
The Legal Invention of Lesbian Sexuality in Canada
The Divorce Act of 1968 led Canadian judges to create a legal category to describe sex between women.
Queering Immigration in the Age of Trump: A Roundtable on Boutilier v. INS
On its 50th anniversary, a roundtable on what Boutilier v. INS can teach us about our present and queering immigration