In a diatribe delivered to the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly in 1974, Leon David Levision preached that sex without love was ‘mutual exploitation and despoliation.’
Her Neighbor’s Wife traces the stories of hundreds of women who struggled to balance marriage and same-sex desire in the postwar United States.
Tabernacles of Clay sets Mormonism in the broader history of sexuality in modernity by documenting and theorizing the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, religion, and social change.
Set in transnational Cairo over a two-decade period, this book is an ethnography about love and desire.
Archival recordings of sexual counselling sessions illuminate how sexual problems might be understood by both practitioners and patients.
Attempts to ban child marriage in Southern Rhodesia reflected the Europeans’ tendency to perceive African male sexuality as excessive.
Revisiting an earlier generation of reformers exposes that marriage was not a magical cure-all.