Welcome to my website with a special focus on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender history.
(Updated 10 April 2014)
It contains numerous articles that I've written over many years, as well as a large selection of primary documents, plus bibliographies and useful links to other websites on LGBTQ history. It also contains some of my writing on non-gay eighteenth-century history and literature.
BOOKS BY RICTOR NORTON
This website is archived on the British Library's UK Web Archive.
THE GREAT QUEERS OF HISTORY
THE QUEER CANON
A HISTORY OF HOMOPHOBIA
A HISTORY OF HOMOEROTICA
MY DEAR BOY
THE HOMOSEXUAL PASTORAL TRADITION
HOMOSEXUALITY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
THE GEORGIAN UNDERWORLD
GRUB STREET CHRONICLES