Cathy Brennan looks at the medical tradition of categorising trans women based on sexuality and its continuing power in transphobic politics.
Maxine Harrison remembers an oppressive law that sparked a new wave of independent self-expression.
Hugh Morris describes how a jazz track made the leap from song to symbol.
Kalli Dockrill asks where fanfiction – a site of sexual exploration in the twenty-first century, particularly for women – fits into a male-dominated history of erotica.
Rebecca Johnson writes about women’s football in its first heyday, and the sustained campaign that barred women from the pitch for forty years.
Jessica Thomson writes on the anatomic shortcomings of 1973’s Pioneer Plaque, and the intergalactic implications of our censorship of human bodies.
Maisie Revel examines the position of one of history’s most marginalised groups in the Socialist Republic between 1945 and 1992.
Emily Sandercock examines the modern relevance of the threat posed by upstart servants to paranoid 18th- and 19th-century elites.
Sophia Marshall writes on the historical relationship between laughter and political dissent.
Pepe Bingham-Hall discusses the relationship between language and land conservation in light of the mismanagement of Australia’s fires.
Jack Bennett considers the synthesis of Black and Indigenous culture in a radical musical genre.
Jack Graveney reads one of Brecht’s most famous plays as a polemic against the cult of historical heroism.
Srilekha Cherukuvada asks what a history of asylums and abuse tells us about what’s needed in the coming years.
The introduction of the Hays Code in 1934 changed the nature of a once boundary-pushing industry. Isabelle Drury considers its continuing effects.
Sam Radford writes on the legacy of More’s Utopia and the radical fantasies it has inspired.
Alex Stanton puts forward the case for including historiography in the school history curriculum.
Anusha Persson considers the power of DIY publishing in the construction of 20th-century Spanish feminism.
Connall Maclennan writes on how Cleve Jones’ memorial sets itself apart from other monuments.
Nick Batho writes on the power and authority of children’s words and views in anti-racist activism.
Hannah Ross asks what the history of women in advertising tells us about modern trends.
Isabella Hendricks discusses the consequences of the false declaration of terra nullius on Australian land.
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.