The rise of sexual science, in addition to creating new forms of stigma, also provided the imaginative resources for articulating new modes of resistance.
Tag: history of medicine
Sexual health and the preservation of eugenically valuable British servicemen.
Many in the trans community feared the power that a psychiatric diagnosis lends professionals over trans lives.
Brazil now faces both a mounting health crisis and the opportunity to revise the parameters of reproductive rights.
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.
If you’re looking for evidence about bodies in history, it doesn’t get harder than skeletons.