Gender Fluidity in the Late Middle Ages: a case study of Saint Wilgefortis

Author: Allegra McCormack Sub-editor: Emerson Hurley Editor: Julia Richards Within late medieval Europe, gender fluidity was often understood in terms of transgression or rejection of prevailing social, political and theological expectations. While social performances of gender were heavily influenced by a strict gender binary, some miracle stories provided a space where gender fluidity was more… Continue reading Gender Fluidity in the Late Middle Ages: a case study of Saint Wilgefortis