The construction of male homosexuals as intelligent was connected to broader cultural anxieties about same-sex attracted men in Cold War-era Canada.
Tag: LGBT History
The Politics of Love in Myanmar
An intimate account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar’s post-2011 political transition.
Joke Swiebel: A Lifetime of Dutch Gay Activism
Joke Swiebel looked back on the last fifty years since the January 1969 Dutch demonstration that started the modern-day gay rights movement.
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic
How did a single gay man become blamed for causing the North American AIDS epidemic?
Canada’s First Gay Student Activist Group
The University of Toronto might have sacked Jearld Moldenhauer for being out, proud, and vocal, but they were fighting a losing battle.
Tongzhi: “Queer” Identity Politics in Hong Kong Before and After the Handover
Chinese ‘tongzhi’ renounce Western LGBT politic and reclaim an indigenous “queer” identity.
Queering Hippolytus: Asexuality and Ancient Greece
Using the Greek myth of Hippolytus to do a little modern myth-busting about asexuality.