Hanne Blank

Hanne Blank

Hanne Blank is a historian, writer and activist who works at the intersection of bodies, sex and culture, specializing in the history of medicine and sexuality.

She is the author of numerous books, including “Virgin: The Untouched History” (Bloomsbury, 2007); “Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality” (Beacon Press, 2012); and “Big Big Love: A Sex and Relationships Guide for People of Size and Those Who Love Them” (Celestial Arts, 2012).

She lives and works in Atlanta, where she is affiliated with Emory University.