Jo Somerset reads between the lines to decipher a gay couple’s secret life in Leicester during the twentieth century.
Tag: queer history
Her Neighbor’s Wife traces the stories of hundreds of women who struggled to balance marriage and same-sex desire in the postwar United States.
This first study of the legal history of sex offences in Mandate Palestine pioneers a new socio-cultural perspective on evidence: plausibility.
Why was the eighteenth-century closet associated with illicit and transgressive sexuality?
Gay liberation was never only about pride.
The Chatterley trial hinged on the disavowing or defending of ‘deviant’ sexual acts within the novel, making it a distinctly queer case.
Despite the prominence of what is now called trans in contemporary culture, there is a shortage of comprehensive trans histories.