Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
Tag: venereal disease
In 1918 over 100 women were convicted for infecting a member of the armed forces with VD.
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.
John of Gaunt ‘died of putrefaction of his genitals and body’.
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.