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.
Tag: twentieth century
Tongzhi: “Queer” Identity Politics in Hong Kong Before and After the Handover
Chinese ‘tongzhi’ renounce Western LGBT politic and reclaim an indigenous “queer” identity.
The Colonial Conundrum of Transsexuality in South Africa
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
Making Histories of Bolivian Sexual and Gender Diversity Legible in the Twenty-First Century
In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
Source Alert: The FBI’s “Sex Deviates” Files
Surviving records from the FBI’s “Sex Deviates” files are now available online.
The Way Out: Sebastian Buckle on Homosexuality in Modern Britain
Public discourse on homosexuality through the images, ideas & judgements made about queer lives.
American Child Brides and the Dangers of Underage Sex
Revisiting an earlier generation of reformers exposes that marriage was not a magical cure-all.