Testing the Law: Historical Crime and Deviance – Roy Maloy

Roy Maloy

On Wednesday, 14 August 1935, an article appeared in the Herald in Melbourne with the title “HAD URGE TO DRESS AS WOMAN”. The article stood out in contrast from others of its time, which had sensationalised cases of people wearing gender atypical clothing. This case concerned a policeman named Detective James Cook, who noticed something …

Sascha Percuoco on what makes a man

Sascha Percuoco

A man comes in many forms, short, fat or tall. But is it his stature? Or the attitude? Or is it any of that at all? Because some men are crazy, they’re murderers and thieves, but in their minds they are men, for in god they still believe. Isn’t it a “man” of god? But …