VD was often associated with immorality.
Medicine and the Body
On July 26, 1942, a solider in the U.S. military found out that he had recently contracted a venereal disease.
The late 1970s and early 1980s was the historical peak of interest in the cervical cap in the United States.
The ‘French disease’ erupted in Europe in 1495.
The politics of mourning in the early years of the AIDS epidemic both in the United States and Ethiopia.
Cancer was a venereal disease to be considered alongside syphilis and gonorrhoea.
Venereal diseases became a means through which colonial elites and moral reformers condemned, surveilled, and made medical interventions against the Jamaican masses.