Can an archive offer “proof” that historians often seek out?
Tag: female sexuality
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
During apartheid (1948-1990), abortion was often used as a political tool.
Bad Girls details how young women and girls in the 1940s and 1950s pursued new sexual freedoms.
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
Concerns about sexualisation of young women appear even in the late Middle Ages.
Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.