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Sex History. "A Catalogue of Jilts, Cracks, Nightwalkers, Whores, She-Friends, Kind Women & Others of the Linen-Lifting Tribe”

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Whores of Yore
5 years ago
The history of the word "whore" and how I use it here. "Tis Pity She's a Whore: the 'Whore' in Whores of Yore"
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@Quantum_Sauce
Quantum Sauce 🔬+🎭+🍻=🤯
16 hours ago
📳Bring on the #GoodVibrations ! 🧐 @WhoresofYore sex historian & #BetwixtTheSheets podcaster Dr @k8_lister analyses the private parts of our prudish past, checking out #Victorian Vibrators! 🍆 Live at #Farsley @FConstitutional , 2️⃣6️⃣May - grab a ticket! 🍻
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a day ago
Word(s) of the Day: to “Stand Bitch” Happy #InternationalTeaDay
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a day ago
From the depths of demented Victorian gynaecology, I bring you Lawson's Vaginal Washer, designed to clean the inside of the vagina by by squirting in perforated water and *shudders* rotating the scrapers.
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Whores of Yore
a day ago
My favourite extracts* from Alfred Poulet’s 1881 medical text on things that got stuck inside human orifices *Ahem #HowDidThatGetInThere
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@barrybateman
Barry Bateman
2 days ago
#historicalhottie @WhoresofYore I think you you might approve. 😉
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2 days ago
Word of the Day: “Nombril”
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@HistoryHit
History Hit💥
2 days ago
What is a wandering womb? And why could having the menopause get you tried as a witch? From leeches to mercury pills and surgery without anaesthetic - Elinor Cleghorn tells us about the impact of gender bias on diagnoses and treatments given to women 👉
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@oldprosonline
Old Pros ☂️ Destigmatizing & Decriminalizing SW
5 days ago
In the latest episode of The Oldest Profession Podcast, we dive into some sex work history from Oregon! Listen now: Stella Darby: Beloved Madam of Pendelton, Oregon
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2 days ago
A day out at the @britishmuseum to see their new exhibition #DevineFeminine . Here is a ridiculously quick tour of my favourite Devine feminines.
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Whores of Yore
2 days ago
On this episode of #BetwixtTheSheets am talking about the history of medicine, misogyny, and misdiagnosis with the marvellous @elinorcleghorn . As long as your womb doesn’t wander off, you can tune in wherever you get your podcasts! Sneak peek below.
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Whores of Yore
2 days ago
I’m spending my morning with Deborah Sims from the #SexObjectsMuseum . This is my favourite item from her collection - a giant rubber dildo that a mudlarker found and sent to her (complete with letter)
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@DrtySexyHistory
Dirty Sexy History
3 days ago
TIL in 1926, Herr Bauer invented and successfully demonstrated this “masturbation machine.” The parts: 1. Two sewing spools 2. A bicycle rim 3. 3 pairs of used women’s shoes 4. One chain gear 5. Two leather ties It’s also works your abs, so win/win
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