Uncovering the playful occupations listed for sex workers in the 1870 census.
How was prostitution represented in Imperial Russia?
How was prostitution presented in the Wolfenden Report?
What was life like for the women who worked in medieval brothels?
Contemporary pornography has become a massive archive of sexual scripts. To some extent pornography has replaced sexology, psychoanalysis and sex manuals as a form of knowledge about sexuality.
Sex workers living under these regimes have to keep selling sex in a climate made significantly more hostile by further criminalization.
How ideas of deviant female sexuality became foundational to modern social thought in colonial India.