Abortion and contraception before the Pill: the case of Modern Greece.
Tag: history of medicine
Vulnerable Constitutions: Queerness, Disability, and the Remaking of American Manhood
The rise of sexual science, in addition to creating new forms of stigma, also provided the imaginative resources for articulating new modes of resistance.
Moral Instruction, Venereal Disease, and Eugenic Manliness during World War I
Sexual health and the preservation of eugenically valuable British servicemen.
Responses to the Medicalization of Transsexualism
Many in the trans community feared the power that a psychiatric diagnosis lends professionals over trans lives.
Understanding Zika & the Abortion Debate in Brazil: A View from 1940
Brazil now faces both a mounting health crisis and the opportunity to revise the parameters of reproductive rights.
“The Unreasonable Indulgence of That Appetite”: Cancer as a Venereal Disease in the Nineteenth Century
Cancer was a venereal disease to be considered alongside syphilis and gonorrhoea.
Moral Panic and Syphilis in Jamaica
Venereal diseases became a means through which colonial elites and moral reformers condemned, surveilled, and made medical interventions against the Jamaican masses.