Stephen Brogan Rictor Norton is the renowned historian of early modern and nineteenth-century homosexuality, best known for his book Mother Clap’s Molly House: The Gay Subculture in England 1700-1830 (1992). His website is a treasure trove of primary sources and essays, including his online-only source book Homosexuality in Eighteenth-Century England. NOTCHES caught up […]
Tag: LGBTQ History
Queer China: Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture
Queer China reveals a vibrant picture of queer communities and cultures since their inception in post-Mao China.
Responses to the Medicalization of Transsexualism
Many in the trans community feared the power that a psychiatric diagnosis lends professionals over trans lives.
The Colonial Conundrum of Transsexuality in South Africa
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.