When it comes examining the history of women’s access to abortion, stories matter.
Tag: women’s sexuality
Die Bi(e)! Reading Bisexual Women’s History
Female bisexuality generates both particularly intense anger and fetishization that demand greater historical attention.
Rethinking Early Modern Women’s Masturbation
Why is women’s masturbation absent from most studies examining sexual practices of early modern people?
Collecting Riot Grrrl: Sexual Awakening in NYU’s Punk Archive
NYU’s Riot Grrrl Collection is that of a movement that provided a new path for young women’s sexuality
Denounced: How Modernizing Mexico Criminalized Infanticide and Abortion
In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
“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.
The FBI, Sexual Predators and the Mann Act
The Mann Act protected women from “human vultures who fatten on the shame of innocent young girls.”