What do the Wolfenden Papers have to say about paederasty and paedophilia?
Homosexual law reform was supported by influential sections of the Church of England.
Interview by Dan Royles Dagmawi Woubshet’s The Calendar of Loss (Johns Hopkins, 2015) examines the politics of mourning in the early years of the AIDS epidemic both in the United States and Ethiopia. The book details the ways in which early AIDS mourners used poetry, obituaries, visual art, and direct action protest both to commemorate […]
An 1852 rape case reveals that colonization was an uneven process.
Łukasz Szulc Thirty years ago, on 15 and 16 November 1985, the police forces of the People’s Republic of Poland (PRP, 1952-1989), in cooperation with the Secret Service, conducted an undercover operation, code-named Hyacinth. The aim of the operation was to detain, interrogate, and register both actual and alleged homosexuals in order […]
The Rejected was a groundbreaking representation of gays in the American media.
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.