Dr. Eric Cervini, a Harvard and Cambridge-trained historian of LGBTQ+ culture and politics, explores the history of today’s deviant world.
Episodes & Transcripts
Episode 6: The Importance of Screaming Queens
Eric sits down with Professor Susan Stryker, the award-winning scholar and filmmaker who co-directed Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria.
Episode 5: Learning from AIDS in the Age of COVID-19
What does the AIDS crisis teach us about the current pandemic?
Episode 4: A Gay Traitor?
Did a gay sex scandal cause the Austro-Hungarian Empire to lose World War I?
Episode 3: In Search of a Lesbian Bar
In this episode of The Deviant’s World, Eric asks: why does Los Angeles have thirty-four (34) gay bars, but zero lesbian bars?
Episode 2: Did we already have a gay president?
Pete Buttigieg has dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary. But is it possible we’ve already had a gay president?
Episode 1: A Tale of Two Circuit Parties
Eric asks: What is a circuit party, and where did it come from?
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