What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state?
Tag: twentieth century
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.
Gay Politics and Police Politics in the American City
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
Catholicism, Contraception, and The History of Sexuality
The Commission had the potential to challenge the very nature of Catholic epistemology.
The Cologne Sexual Assaults in Historical Perspective
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.
Truly Ugandan: Martyrs, Pope Francis, and the Question of Sexuality
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.
Christmas Isn’t for Queers
Christmas experiences of those stuck outside the quintessential white, middle-class, nuclear family.