Women who sold sex and men who sought sex with other men shaped the emergence of modern Paris.
Tag: Urban history
Porno Chic and the Sex Wars: A Roundtable on the Politics of Sexual Representations in the 1970s – Part 2
What can pornography’s history tell us about its basic appeal?
Walking Tour: Gentrification and Queer Erasure in Roanoke, Virginia
Public history takes on queer erasure and gentrification in Roanoke, Virginia.
Local Sexual Cultures and the Response to HIV/AIDS Along the Uganda-Tanzania Border
Is it helpful to conceive of one African epidemic, with one set of universal causes? And how is the history of HIV understood within African communities?
Gay Politics and Police Politics in the American City
Postwar law enforcement leaders rarely prepared patrol officers for policing of gay and lesbian people.
Sex & Food in the Nineteenth-Century American Metropolis
Scandal erupted in a Philadelphia marketplace one Saturday morning in August 1839.