Why was the eighteenth-century closet associated with illicit and transgressive sexuality?
Tag: queer history
The Ambivalence of Gay Liberation: Male Homosexual Politics in 1970s West Germany
Gay liberation was never only about pride.
Lady Chatterley’s Lover: A Queer Case
The Chatterley trial hinged on the disavowing or defending of ‘deviant’ sexual acts within the novel, making it a distinctly queer case.
Trans America: A Counter-History
Despite the prominence of what is now called trans in contemporary culture, there is a shortage of comprehensive trans histories.
The Politics of Love in Myanmar
An intimate account of a group of LGBT activists before, during, and after Myanmar’s post-2011 political transition.
Queer Fascism and the End of Gay History
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.
Queering the Redneck Riviera
This book explores relationships between sexuality, postwar capitalism, and conservative morality in the last half of the 20th century.