What the ‘Danish Lawrence’ Learned in Libya
Holmboe’s account of his Libyan adventure made him one of the few Western witnesses to the savagery of the Italian colonial regime’s counter-insurgency campaign, and it became a bestseller in the US and in Europe. Reviewing the book in 1936, George Orwell wrote: “Mussolini’s large body of English worshippers would do well to have a look.”
November 25, 2019
A Thing for Men in Uniforms
If fascism has had an allure for some gay men, it is anti-egalitarianism that provides the connective tissue—the belief that homosexuality belongs to an elite caste, an exclusive fraternity existing above the heterosexual masses and destined for greatness.
May 14, 2018