restricted access   Volume 24, Number 2, May 2015

Table of Contents


“I May Be Seized by Curiosity”: Echoes of Lesbian Desire in a Spanish Letter from Smith College in the 1920s

pp. 179-197


Sex, Pregnancy, and Power in the Late Stalinist Gulag

pp. 198-224

The Harmless Psychopath: Legal Debates Promoting the Decriminalization of Sodomy in the United States

pp. 225-261

Watching Men Kissing Men: The Australian Reception of the Gay Male Kiss On-Screen

pp. 262-287

Serving Sex: Playing with Prostitution in the Brasseries à femmes of Late Nineteenth-Century Paris

pp. 288-313

Book Reviews

Baby, You Are My Religion: Women, Gay Bars, and Theology before Stonewall by Marie Cartier (review)

pp. 314-316

Bound to Emancipate: Working Women and Urban Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century China and Hong Kong by Angelina Chin (review)

pp. 316-319

Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa by Ashley Currier, and: South Africa and the Dream of Love to Come: Queer Sexuality and the Struggle for Freedom by Brenna M. Munro (review)

pp. 319-323

Tristan’s Shadow: Sexuality and the Total Work of Art after Wagner by Adrian Daub (review)

pp. 323-325

Sex, Freedom, and Power in Imperial Germany, 1880–1914 by Edward Ross Dickinson (review)

pp. 325-327

Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia by Barbara Alpern Engel (review)

pp. 328-329

Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation by Estelle B. Freedman (review)

pp. 329-332

Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence by Christina B. Hanhardt (review)

pp. 332-334

From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity by Kyle Harper (review)

pp. 334-336

Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual Unions in the Middle Ages by Ruth Mazo Karras (review)

pp. 336-339

Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding 1900–1937 by Elizabeth J. Remick (review)

pp. 339-341

Books of Critical Interest

pp. 342-344