Clare Sears’ Arresting Dress examines the effects of San Francisco’s 1863 cross-dressing ordinance.
Tag: nineteenth century
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.
Discussions of “deviant” sexuality were visible and vibrant within artistic and literary communities.
evidence of identity and political activism built around a positive interpretation of same-sex desire in the 1820s.
At the turn of the 19th century, opponents of Edward Jenner’s method for preventing smallpox likened vaccination to bestiality.
Cleveland Street is an acknowledged milestone of London’s sexual past.