Havelock Ellis explained that it had been Italian sexological works that had first prompted his interest in sexology.
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Penal administrators and reformers viewed the potential spread of ‘unnatural crime’ with horror.
Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.
Under the scrutiny of the British legal system, no work was safe from being deemed obscene.
Moderated by Regina Kunzel Edited by Devin McGeehan Muchmore What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state? The United States’ incarceration rate has quadrupled since the 1970s, giving the U.S. the largest prison population in the world. According to Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 2.2 […]
Agnes Arnold-Forster In 1904 a rank and file clinician, A. T. Brand, narrated an incident in which, “a man presented himself…suffering from cancer of the…penis.” On further analysis, the tumour was “found to consist, not of penile tissue, but of uterine cervical elements.” It was then discovered, “the the man’s […]
An 1852 rape case reveals that colonization was an uneven process.