A brief and compelling history of the international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights movement.
Same-sex intimacy aboard a US Navy gunboat during the American Civil War.
This first study of the legal history of sex offences in Mandate Palestine pioneers a new socio-cultural perspective on evidence: plausibility.
Jane Austen’s brothers sat in judgement over navy men accused of sodomy.
The story of Sodom provided a context for discussions of homoerotic behavior.
Men and women could engage in a range of sex acts, which the courts recognized as sodomy, and still maintain that they had not technically cheated.
The “divine marquis” influenced literature, philosophy, and artistic and social movements such as Surrealism, Situationism, and Provo.