A History of Homosexuality in Europe: Berlin, London, Paris by Florence Tamagne

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A. Trewby, Healthy Boyhood, op. 19. 67. In Conseils à la jeunesse sur l’éducation sexuelle, op. cit. 68. Christian Marriage Association, L’Église et l’Éducation sexuelle, Paris, Aubin, 1929, 201 pages. 69. 10. 70. Dr. 26. 33 A History of Homosexuality in Europe Vol. 72 However, homosexuality is almost never mentioned clearly and a young boy could very well finish reading the book without understanding just what it was talking about. 74 — Never sleep with another person, whether a man or a boy … sleeping with another person releases an uncomfortable heat under bedcovers, which affects the genitals; it causes the blood to rise in them and causes a feeling of attraction inside these delicate organs.

In fact, what the feminists were asking for above all was to be able to use their bodies freely. They saw men as a threat to this freedom and called for them to conform to the “higher” moral standards of women. ” 22 Breaking the Silence: Homosexuals and Public Opinion In this context, the 1920s and 1930s’ myth of the castrating woman who hates men and wants to impose a matriarchal society is more easily comprehensible. The dominant male society tended to ball together all the demands of modern woman into a threat to its supremacy.

Lives of Homosexual Men, 1885-1967, edited by K. Porter and J. 6. 23, and Sam, p. 99. 35. Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil-Servant [1968], London, Fontana, 1986, 217 pages, p. 24. 36. 25. 19 A History of Homosexuality in Europe Vol. II But the greater visibility of homosexuality in the 1920s did not necessarily go hand in hand with increased acceptance. Many were indignant at this “depravity,” but took a more or less fatalistic approach: “Their special cafés are open to the public. Their morals are discussed in songs and at the nightclub, in newspapers, and conversations.

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