Browse Exhibits (2 total)
Deviant Existences: Understanding Queer and Sex Worker Identities and their Entwined Histories
This exhibit examines modern queer identities, sex work, and the murky, entwined relationship between history, behavior, and identity formation.
A History of Prostitution and Public Health: The Social Control of Prostitutes' Bodies
19th century Paris and the contemporary United States extered similar mechanisms of social control over prostitutes’ health and bodies. This control simultaneously reflects and reproduces stereotypes of the prostitute as a diseased body that the customer needs protection from.