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Tag: female sexuality
“A Poison to the Race”: Women, Foreigners and VD in Modern Japan
Japanese “AIDS panics” characterized women as the carriers of foreign-born sexual diseases.
Abortion Under Apartheid
During apartheid (1948-1990), abortion was often used as a political tool.
Bad Girls: A Student Interview with Amanda Littauer
How young women and girls in the 1940s and 1950s pursued new sexual freedoms.
Resisting the Virus of Prejudice: Sex Workers Fight the AIDS Panic
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
Thinking Medievally: The Sexualisation Debate and Medieval Advice Literature
Concerns about the sexualisation of young women appear even in the late Middle Ages.
Close Your Eyes and Think of Yorkshire? Working-class Women and Sexuality in Early Twentieth-Century Yorkshire
Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.