In 1918 over 100 women were convicted for infecting a member of the armed forces with VD.
Tag: women’s sexuality
Concerns about sexualisation of young women appear even in the late Middle Ages.
Rachel Hope Cleves The fortieth-anniversary celebration of Jonathan Ned Katz’s classic document collection Gay American History convened Wednesday evening, May 4, at John Jay College in New York City, with a panel on lesbian history. Cheryl Clarke presided over comments by Caroll Smith-Rosenberg and Claire Potter to an audience that […]
What happens if we take Monica Lewinsky at her word?
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.
Donna J. Drucker Astrological birth control was an outgrowth of increasing interests in the late 1960s and early 1970s in horoscopes and astrology, self-advocacy and self-knowledge in the women’s health movement, and in the management of reproduction without artificial means. Pope Paul VI declared in the 1968 encyclical Humane Vitae […]
Sexual violence has been a consistent facet of college women’s experiences.