Sex workers living under these regimes have to keep selling sex in a climate made significantly more hostile by further criminalization.
The Corrupter of Boys: Sodomy, Scandal and the Medieval Clergy
Scandal-averse policies have enabled the widespread sexual abuse of boys and male adolescents within the Church.
The Rape of Rufus? Sexual Violence against Enslaved Men
Rethinking Rufus argues that enslaved black men were sexually violated by both white men and white women.
Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Egypt: Navigating the Margins of Respectability
Set in transnational Cairo over a two-decade period, this book is an ethnography about love and desire.
Medicine, the Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919-1960s
Weston’s book is a history of 20th century medical explanations for sexual crime and medico-legal attempts at rehabilitation and cure.
Gender, Power and Sexual Abuse in the Pacific
A microhistory of a child sexual abuse case in the South Seas Mission of the London Missionary Society.
Obscene Pedagogies: Transgressive Talk and Sexual Education in Late Medieval Britain
Obscenity is useful as a tool for teaching about sex and consent in the Middle Ages, and today.