Looking at occupational patterns and cultures contributes to understanding working-class sexuality.
Tag: nineteenth century
Under the scrutiny of the British legal system, no work was safe from being deemed obscene.
What can histories of sexuality and gender tell us about the carceral state?
Cancer was a venereal disease to be considered alongside syphilis and gonorrhoea.
An 1852 rape case reveals that colonization was an uneven process.
Clare Sears’ Arresting Dress examines the effects of San Francisco’s 1863 cross-dressing ordinance.
Francis obscured both the colonial Christian and queer sexual contexts of the executions.