The most read articles

Homosexuality in Ancient Greece Section 2

Saturday 21 March 2015 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 100 %
erastes and eromenos
In a pederastic relationship there were two partners, the older one was called the erastes and the younger was the eromenos. The relationship was to end when the younger one was around 18 years of age, when he started growing facial hair. While the relationship begin about the time the younger one started puberty. After the relationship ended the younger, eromenos, was expected to marry, and then he could then become the erastes to a younger partner. The (...)

Homosexuality in Great Britain Section Two: Legislation

Saturday 11 May 2013 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 99 %
Legislation
This is the 2nd section in the History of Homosexuality in Great Britain. Legislation against homosexuality first became a function of the state with the Buggery Act in 1533. Prior to this it was the role of the church to regulate homosexuality and it was called sodomy. The next change came with the Offences Against the Person Act in 1828 and 1861. A further change and an important one came with the passage of the Criminal Law Amendment Act in 1885, particularly Section 11. (...)

What's new on the Web

The most read articles (continue)

Before Homosexuality: Sodomy

Saturday 21 March 2015 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 84 %

Chapter Ten Homosexual Identity Formation

Saturday 26 May 2007 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 70 %

Homosexuality in Ancient Greece Section 1

Saturday 21 March 2015 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 61 %

Chapter Four: Types of Homosexualities

Monday 26 August 2013 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 44 %

Chapter One Essentialism or Social Constructionism

Saturday 26 May 2007 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 42 %

Chapter 2 The 1860s to the 1940s

Saturday 17 November 2012 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 36 %

Chapter Nine Gay Male Homosexual and Sexual Behavior of Gay Male Homosexuals

Saturday 17 November 2012 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 32 %

Homosexuality in Great Britain: Section Three: Scandals

Wednesday 5 March 2014 by Larry Houston
Popularity : 32 %