The main character, Norma Trist, in an 1895 novel (published in Texas!), utters the most affirmative defense of genital-orgasmic love relations between women published in English in the nineteenth-century.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society invites submissions for a special issue titled “Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century,” slated for publication in the Autumn 2016 issue. Please circulate widely.
Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of Gender & History Volume 28:3 (November 2016) on "Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century"
Edited by Louise Edwards (UNSW Australia), Martha Hanna (University of Colorado), and Patricia M. E. Lorcin (University of Minnesota).
H-Net is pleased to announce the launch of the World War I Crossroads, a collaboration between editors and networks on the Commons dedicated to the scholarly study and discussion of World War I and the centennial commemoration of the conflict. This new Crossroads network will produce original content, facilitate initiatives on the conflict across multiple H-Net Networks, and highlight World War I postings from anywhere on the H-Net Commons.
It was a HUGE job to get together this gay history scoop, working with the researcher who brought it to OutHistory.
It just went on line in anticipation of Coming Out Day, Saturday, October 11.
Introduction to Allen Bernstein's "MILLIONS OF QUEERS (Our Homo America)"