Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society
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The word drag is synonymous with flamboyant, fun performances. But where does the term come from and what does it mean?  This more modern story of playing with gender identity’s dates back to the 1870s, and it’s a history that takes in the wars, censorship and fears. Heaven forbid! Taking us...
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King James I was a man whose sexuality was known by people in France, let alone (the newly formed) Britain of the early 17th century. So it may come as no surprise that men, such as the handsome George Villiers, might use their sexuality to their advantage and gain status, money and power whilst...
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