By exploring their sex lives, The Fires of Lust brings ordinary medieval people to life.
Dardanella and Peter: What does Microhistory offer to the History of Sexuality?
How is modern microhistory useful for understanding early twentieth-century sexual modernism in Britain?
Queer Nuns: Religion, Activism, and Serious Parody
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are an unaffiliated, non-celibate order of queer, activist nuns.
Of Gods & Emperors: Trans Experiences in Ancient Rome
Ancient Romans’ transgressive gender performances were reserved only for fiction and fantasy, spirituality and the state.
The Church of England, Sexual Morality & Institutional Decision-making
Homosexual law reform was supported by influential sections of the Church of England.
“She was both Poxt and Clapt together”: Confessions of Sexual Secrets in Eighteenth-Century Venereal Cases
Sexual secrets were nothing new in the 1700s, but confessing them to a doctor became surprisingly common.
The Cologne Sexual Assaults in Historical Perspective
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.