What did medieval people think about penises?
Constructing the Pornographic Object of Knowledge
Contemporary pornography has become a massive archive of sexual scripts. To some extent pornography has replaced sexology, psychoanalysis and sex manuals as a form of knowledge about sexuality.
Vulnerable Constitutions: Queerness, Disability, and the Remaking of American Manhood
The rise of sexual science, in addition to creating new forms of stigma, also provided the imaginative resources for articulating new modes of resistance.
Raúl Luis Suarez’s Smile and The Ruthless Archive
As historians know, the archive is ruthless in preserving categories over time.
“Men Working Together!”: The Queer Masculinity of World War Two Propaganda
“The Art of War” featured a succession of posters featuring depictions of men in suggestive, even erotic, poses.
Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa
Desire Work documents the lives of mostly white, ex-gay Pentecostal men in Cape Town, South Africa.
Macho Tips: The Erotics of the Mexican Body in a Gay Magazine
The Mexican gay magazine Macho Tips (1985-1989) engaged with national ideologies of race and gender.