Chinese ‘tongzhi’ renounce Western LGBT politic and reclaim an indigenous “queer” identity.
Not Straight, Not White: A Student Interview with Kevin Mumford
An interview with author Kevin Mumford about his new book detailing the lives of black gay men from the Civil Rights Movement to the AIDS crisis
“A Poison to the Race”: Women, Foreigners and VD in Modern Japan
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
Moral Panic and Syphilis in Jamaica
Venereal diseases became a means through which colonial elites and moral reformers condemned, surveilled, and made medical interventions against the Jamaican masses.
The Cologne Sexual Assaults in Historical Perspective
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.
Sex & Food in the Nineteenth-Century American Metropolis
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.
Teaching with Tumblr: Building a Digital Archive of Gender, Race & Empire
I am interested in the potential of digital media as a way to engage students.