The real role of sexology in the rise of LGBTQ+ activism: A review of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality

The real role of sexology in the rise of LGBTQ+ activism: A review of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality

“The sodomite had been a temporary aberration; the homosexual was now a species.” (Michel Foucault, 1976)             Michel Foucault – in his influential work The History of Sexuality (first volume) – explores how sexuality started being conceptualized differently from the end of the nineteenth…