Childbirth in the Tudor Era was a huge part of women’s lives, here are some of the key things you should know.
Today I’m going to talk about the history of make up. It’s not something I ever really consider my forte but I’ve started wearing make up again, following months of… Read more A History of Make Up: From the Tudors to the Victorians →
As the “oldest profession in the world”, the history of sex work is long and complicated by society’s weird relationship with it. For centuries sex workers have occupied an odd… Read more A History of Sex Work: The “Common Prostitute” →
An academic summary of thoughts in the history of menstruation: PERIODS? EW! That is not a flippant comment. For literally thousands of years menstruation has been considered disgusting, unclean and… Read more A History of Menstruation →
Since the dawn of time women have both been having sex, and trying not to get pregnant. The history of contraception is long, and detailed, and usually kind of gross,… Read more A History of Contraception: 8 astounding Methods of Birth Control 1400-1800 →