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“What They Had between Their Legs Was a Form of Cash”

Homosexuality, Male Prostitution, and Intergenerational Sex in 1950s Italy

Alessio Ponzio

Alfred Kinsey, it is evident that same-sex practices and identities in 1950s Italy often defied labels and “modern” categorizations. 16 Most of these accounts resist media depictions of the homosexual predator taking advantage of the innocent boy

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Nicholas L. Syrett

American sexologist Alfred Kinsey and British journalist Michael Davidson, Ponzio demonstrates that intergenerational sex between men and Italian youth was rampant during the period. He shows also that popular condemnation of that sex was reserved for the

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

Alfred Kinsey was astonished by its public nature when he visited the city. 25 In each of these locations, the child sex trade involved boys and girls as young as seven or eight, although adolescents may have been more typical. Pointing to the normality

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Chung-Hao Ku

debates on same-sex desire in the mid-twentieth century, Mark D. Jordan notices a disparity between men’s sexual behavior and their sexual identity in Alfred Kinsey’s 1948 report. According to Jordan, In Kinsey’s surveys, more than half of preadolescent

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James K. Beggan

atypical element is the projectile force of the ejaculation. In Rehan and colleagues’ study (1975), ejaculate traveled more than a distance of a few inches in only a relatively few instances. Alfred Kinsey and colleagues (1953) reported in a study of