Love as a crime and a sin: sodomy, power, and identity in colonial Peru in the 16th–17th centuries : [Rezension zu: Fernanda Molina, Cuando amar era pecado. Sexualidad, poder e identidad entre los sodomitas coloniales (Virreinato del Péru, siglos XVI–XVII), IFEA; Plural Editores 2017, 179 p., ISBN 978-99954-1-742-0]

  • It was seventeen years ago when the first same-sex marriage was celebrated in a civil ceremony in Amsterdam, right after the Dutch Parliament passed legislation that legalized same-sex marriages. Since then, same-sex marriage has become legal in over two dozen countries worldwide. Last year, the German Bundestag added Germany to the growing list of countries where same-sex couples can obtain a legal marriage license. The past decades have indeed witnessed social mobilizations around the globe for LGBTI+ rights. Whether through legislation, court rulings, or popular referenda, 25 countries grant full juridical marital recognitions only recently enjoyed by opposite-sex partners to all citizens, regardless of their gender and sexual preferences. However, this legal evolution has been uneven. Currently, in many countries, LGBTI+ relations not only contravene moral codes but are still punishable crimes with varying amounts of prison time, fines, and in a few cases, with the death penalty. ...

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Author:David Rex Galindo
Parent Title (Multiple languages):Rechtsgeschichte = Legal history
Publisher:Max-Planck-Inst. für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte
Place of publication:Frankfurt, M.
Contributor(s):Thomas Duve, Stefan Vogenauer
Document Type:Review
Year of Completion:2018
Year of first Publication:2018
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/09/16
Page Number:4
First Page:425
Last Page:427
Dieser Beitrag steht unter einer Creative Commons cc-by-nc-nd 3.0
Institutes:Wissenschaftliche Zentren und koordinierte Programme / Sonderforschungsbereiche / Forschungskollegs
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 98 Geschichte Südamerikas / 980 Geschichte Südamerikas
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung 3.0