History Is Sexy: Queer gender expressions in the military

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Gender can be a complicated matter to deal with, both for an individual and the society they live in. In recent years historians began to unravel the complex relationships humans always had with sex, gender and social expectations.

Looking back it’s not always easy to tell the difference between diverse expressions of gender but it’s definitely an area that can be a lot of fun to explore. Emma and Janina from the History Is Sexy podcast take a closer look at the history of gender expressions in the military.

If you’re interested in the subject check out the two articles mentioned in the podcast: Monstrous Regiment on History Today and How Not To Erase Trans History on History Matters.

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  1. BOIZ becoming GILZ in the regular life are as mysterious to this quake as military Boiz becoming Gilz. [ GOILZ has other meanings … slightly relevant here but …. ] [ Ever hear the word BOILZ in ref to boys being made into …. GOILS / GOILZ … ]
    Now they wanna make this quip here writing into a beleeeever. AHHHH ! ET … come home ?
    NO ! That be further down the path of AAAAAAHHHH.
    ha ha ha ha ha

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