Presenting Vesalius’ “penis-vagina” (as many students took to calling it) on the first day of class immediately primed students to dissect early modern social constructions of gender and sexuality.
Medicine and the Body
For Victorians, the hand served as an acceptable object of fixation upon which to leer and project meaning and fantasy.
Increasing interest in gender- and sex-related content at the Society for the History of Technology meeting.
During apartheid (1948-1990), abortion was often used as a political tool.
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.