In 1918 over 100 women were convicted for infecting a member of the armed forces with VD.
Medicine and Sexuality
Brieux’s plot featured a main character wrestling with the physical and social ramifications of syphilis.
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
VD was often associated with immorality.
On July 26, 1942, a solider in the U.S. military found out that he had recently contracted a venereal disease.
The late 1970s and early 1980s was the historical peak of interest in the cervical cap in the United States.
The ‘French disease’ erupted in Europe in 1495.