Gay Life in Other Cultures
Below is a selection of titles covering homosexual behaviours and identities outside the UK and US. 1st refers to first edition.
Books from other countries that have had significant impact on Anglo-Saxon thinking (eg by Magnus Hirschfeld) will be found in the Gay / Queer / Homosexual Studies section. Books with male homosexuality as a minor or secondary topic can be found in the sexuality section.
Gay Travel Guides can be found here.
For books in languages other than English, click on Other Languages in the left column.
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"Indeed, military outposts were recognized as environments so notorious for sodomy that this could be adduced as a motive for clemency: in 1440 the government justified canceling a convicted sodomite's fine because, among other reasons, when he committed sodomy 'he was at military service and frequented soldiers, who are commonly profligate in that vice'."
Forbidden Friendships: Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Oxford University Press, 1996
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