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 Colonial Conundrum of Transsexuality in South Africa
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
The Road to Section 28
Conservatives exploited homophobia to discredit opposition to Section 28, leaving Labour ambivalent to outright opposition.
Archives of Desire: Debbie Does Death
Even in death a Republican-appointed judge wanted to be remembered for his stance against pornography.
Phyllis Schlafly and the Making of Grassroots Conservative Sexual Politics
Phyllis Schlafly stood at the epicenter of conservative sexual politics.
Queers, Homosexuals, and Activists in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain?
evidence of identity and political activism built around a positive interpretation of same-sex desire in the 1820s.
Sexuality, Family Planning, and the British Left: An Interview with Stephen Brooke
A sweeping account of sexuality and socialism in twentieth century Britain.