Maurice Casey explores letters sent to Angela Davis from Britain and Ireland during her imprisonment in California in 1971-72.
How did the movements for bodily autonomy by those without the capacity to conceive – travestis, maricas, and gays – contribute to Argentina’s recent legalization of abortion? Marce Butierrez and Patricio Simonetto trace the genealogy of trans-feminist alliances.
The “Sex Buyers’ Bill” now pending in Parliament aims to protect women from exploitation by criminalizing men who buy sex, yet it is vehemently opposed by UK sex workers. Julia Laite explores the tangled history and woeful consequences of attempts to outlaw the trade in sex.
As the film ‘Misbehaviour’ launches this week, Poppy Sebag-Montefiore speaks to women’s liberationist and flour-bomber of the Miss World contest, Sally Alexander (played by Kiera Knightly), about history, psychoanalysis and collectivity.
“Radicals have planned them and protagonists have nearly always tried to steer them, but real revolutions nonetheless involve a considerable element of surprise.” Rebecca Spang introduces the new Virtual Special Issue of HWJ, on revolutions.
“The future belongs to Socialism, that is, primarily, to the worker and to women.” A book titled Women and Socialism written by a man may not seem promising to us in 2019. Yet August Bebel, one of the founders of the German Social Democratic Party and its chairman until his […]
This Virtual Special Issue of History Workshop Journal brings together 18 articles on the history of sexualities.