Ashley Currier’s “Politicizing Sex in Contemporary Africa: Homophobia in Malawi” illustrates how elites used politicized homophobia to consolidate their moral and political authority.
Tag: sexual violence
A microhistory of a child sexual abuse case in the South Seas Mission of the London Missionary Society.
Obscenity is useful as a tool for teaching about sex and consent in the Middle Ages, and today.
The history of responses to campus gang rape can help us understand recent allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Reflections on the #MeToo movement from the NotchesBlog crew and friends.
The diagnosis of mental defectiveness legitimated the state’s reproductive control of sexually promiscuous and sexually violated girls and women.
Redefining Rape charts the complex and shifting meaning of sexual violence in the United States.