The construction of male homosexuals as intelligent was connected to broader cultural anxieties about same-sex attracted men in Cold War-era Canada.
Histories of the Transgender Child
Challenging the idea that today’s trans kids are a brand new generation.
Too Hot and Horny for the Centers for Disease Control
Conservative resistance to government funding for AIDS education was racialized and sexualized.
The Pustulent Penis: Searching for STDs in the Centuries before Syphilis
John of Gaunt ‘died of putrefaction of his genitals and body’.
Sores, Scorn and Stigma? Suffering Syphilis in Early Modern Germany
The ‘French disease’ erupted in Europe in 1495.
"What a Woman Is": Breast Cancer, Sexuality and the Unreconstructed Self
Some nineteenth-century British physicians looked towards physical embodiments of femaleness for explanations for breast cancer.
‘A Temporary Member’: ‘Hermaphrodites’ and Sexual Identity in Early Modern Russia
‘Hermaphrodites’ represented a true puzzle for the authorities and local community.