Sarah Levin-Richardson Pompeii’s brothel is the only verifiable brothel from Greco-Roman antiquity. The Brothel of Pompeii: Sex, Class and Gender at the Margins of Roman Society (Cambridge University Press, 2019) tells its story. Taking readers on a tour of all of the purpose-built structure’s evidence, including the rarely seen upper floor, […]
Tag: sex work
Can an archive offer “proof” that historians often seek out?
Sex workers, working as peer researchers, mapped the epidemiology of HIV in 1985.
How do race, gender, and sexuality intersect in order to shape policing and imprisonment?
The metaphor of rape has framed understandings of the U.S. military’s occupation of Okinawa.
Aderinto argues that the British perceived prostitution as evidence of African “primitiveness.”
It’s hard to believe that we are celebrating one year of Notches! On 6 January 2014,