As historians know, the archive is ruthless in preserving categories over time.
“The Art of War” featured a succession of posters featuring depictions of men in suggestive, even erotic, poses.
Desire Work documents the lives of mostly white, ex-gay Pentecostal men in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Mexican gay magazine Macho Tips (1985-1989) engaged with national ideologies of race and gender.
Now that the Right is in power in the United States, people are remembering the first openly gay politician, that is, the top Nazi Ernst Röhm.
The 1838 Markland Inquiry historicizes male anxiety about same-sex intimacy and touch in nineteenth-century Canada.
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.