The 1838 Markland Inquiry historicizes male anxiety about same-sex intimacy and touch in nineteenth-century Canada.
Tag: nineteenth century
In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
The miniature “Beauty Revealed” suggests an erotic relationship between an early American artist and a statesman.
Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
Havelock Ellis explained that it had been Italian sexological works that had first prompted his interest in sexology.
Penal administrators and reformers viewed the potential spread of ‘unnatural crime’ with horror.