Joana Matias Tradition says that when the first Portuguese celebrity rumored to have contracted HIV, queer pop icon António Variações, passed in 1984, the fear of contagion was by then so entrenched that the authorities ordered his coffin be sealed. But gay men fortunate enough to get their hands on […]
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Beyond the Politics of the Closet examines the reorientation of LGBT politics from the 1970s to the 1990s.
At the bookshop Libreria a table is set for dinner, but unusually the books are complemented by plates painted with plump juicy peaches and bowls drawn with cocks.
Beyond the Law focuses on the multiple ways various groups of individuals in the early nineteenth century understood what sodomy was, and what constituted an ethical response to it.
What can we learn from historic stories of gender non-conformity?
Long before people identified as transgender or lesbian, there were female husbands and the women who loved them.
Queer Pasts is a new digital history platform that will present topical exhibits featuring historical essays and primary sources.