Penal administrators and reformers viewed the potential spread of ‘unnatural crime’ with horror.
Tag: British history
In 1918 over 100 women were convicted for infecting a member of the armed forces with VD.
Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.
Under the scrutiny of the British legal system, no work was safe from being deemed obscene.
Narratives of abuse have taken on different forms during different moments.
Homosexual law reform was supported by influential sections of the Church of England.
Cancer was a venereal disease to be considered alongside syphilis and gonorrhoea.