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Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia. The Regulation of Sexual and Gender Dissent

Dan Healey’s study of same-sex love in revolutionary Russia is an impressively argued, well documented examination of one of the most ‘obscure’ ‘blank spots’ in Russian history. A radical revision of the ‘myth of a universal, natural, and timeless Russian or Soviet heterosexuality’ (p. 9), Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia recovers the informal and negotiableContinue reading “Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia. The Regulation of Sexual and Gender Dissent”