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Meet the wild child ‘Tiger Woman’ who tried to kill Aleister Crowley

Meet the wild child ‘Tiger Woman’ who tried to kill Aleister Crowley | Sex History | Scoop.it
 
The other morning here at Dangerous Minds Towers (Scotland), while I sat sifting through the mailbag looking for presents and antique snuff boxes, m’colleague Tara McGinley popped a fascinating article in front of me about a wild “Tiger Woman.”

At first I thought this tabloid tale was perhaps about the woman who had inspired Roy Wood to write his rather wonderful and grimy little number “Wild Tiger Woman” for The Move. As I read on, I realized this story of a rebellious singer, dancer and artist’s model was unlikely to have been the woman Wood had in...

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Every Playboy Playmate Centerfold Ever

Every Playboy Playmate Centerfold Ever | Sex History | Scoop.it
Some wonderful person uploaded scans of every Playboy Playmate centerfold to imgur. It’s an amazing collection, whether your interests are prurient or lofty. Kind of amazing to see how our st…

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Court case from 1837, involving an unwanted kiss & a bitten nose

Court case from 1837, involving an unwanted kiss & a bitten nose | Sex History | Scoop.it
bill-holmes: “ how the fuck did we get from there to where we are today ” Aces. Just aces. Yes, I’ll be adding this to Herstory.

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5 Black Trans Women Who Paved the Way

5 Black Trans Women Who Paved the Way | Sex History | Scoop.it
by Aaron, MTPC intern Like so many parts of American history, popular culture depicts transgender history as one in which white leaders paved the way for everyone. But, as our community has to keep...

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Rebel Girls: Bessie Smith Was a Queer Pioneer, and We're Finally Gonna Get to Talk About It

Rebel Girls: Bessie Smith Was a Queer Pioneer, and We're Finally Gonna Get to Talk About It | Sex History | Scoop.it
When HBO's Bessie premieres May 16 to bring the Empress of Jazz back to life, nobody will be skirting the issue of Bessie Smith's bisexuality.

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"Trophy of the world's greatest hunt"

"Trophy of the world's greatest hunt" | Sex History | Scoop.it
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Vanity Fair's Bifurcated Girls, 1903

Vanity Fair's Bifurcated Girls, 1903 | Sex History | Scoop.it
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“Vanity Fair special issue from 1903 dedicated to “bifurcated girls”, i.e. women in trousers. Note this isn’t the same Vanity Fair of current fame, but an earlier magazine with the...

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Fascinating, and lots of images.

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Authentic Antique LGBTQ Lesbian Interest Crossdressing 4 Women 2 Couples in Drag Forbidden Love Real Photo Postcard RPPC Divided Back UNUSED

Authentic Antique LGBTQ Lesbian Interest Crossdressing 4 Women 2 Couples in Drag Forbidden Love Real Photo Postcard RPPC Divided Back UNUSED | Sex History | Scoop.it
Antique real photo postcard showing 2 couples cozying up to one another -- only it is 4 women, with 2 of the women dressed in suits, ties,

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Queen Sabrina, Flawless Mother | VICE | United States

Queen Sabrina, Flawless Mother | VICE | United States | Sex History | Scoop.it
America's majestic drag queen mother has spent her life mentoring her daughters and granddaughters.

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1954 Simca Ghia

1954 Simca Ghia | Sex History | Scoop.it
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“1954 Simca Ghia.

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Women Admiring Nylon Stockings in 1940s (& LGBTQ History)

Women Admiring Nylon Stockings in 1940s (& LGBTQ History) | Sex History | Scoop.it

Fun fact: Though being gay in the 40s sucked, being gay in the military was easier, and pretty common. There were apparently, at one point in time time so many lesbians in the military that when they tried to crack down on it, the girls wrote back and said “Look I can give you the names, but you’ll lose some of your best officers, and half your nurses and secretaries.” And they pret...


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From @Deanna Dahlsad:

The info referenced came from this book:


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15 Things Women Shouldn’t Do On Their Periods, According to Ancient Science

15 Things Women Shouldn’t Do On Their Periods, According to Ancient Science | Sex History | Scoop.it
Considering how many chores women of yore were supposed to ditch during that time of the month, they could've really played up menstrual taboos to their benefit, making menstruation into a welcome monthly vacation when ladies could retreat to their…Read more ›
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The Etiquette Collection:  Fine and Antique Etiquette Books

The Etiquette Collection:  Fine and Antique Etiquette Books | Sex History | Scoop.it

We specialize in books and other artifacts on the subjects of manners, etiquette, charm, poise, personality, women, the home, rudeness, civility and related topics.

 

If there is a title you are searching for, or if you have items you wish to sell, please feel free to contact us


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Transgender Pioneer Leslie Feinberg of Stone Butch Blues Has Died

Transgender Pioneer Leslie Feinberg of Stone Butch Blues Has Died | Sex History | Scoop.it
She was a pioneer in trans and lesbian issues, workers rights, and intersectionality long before anyone could define the phrase. Her partner, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and family offered us this obituary.

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Thelma: The Prince of Wales' Other Mistress

Thelma: The Prince of Wales' Other Mistress | Sex History | Scoop.it
Who was Thelma Furness? Royal mistresses are nothing new and the Prince of Wales was merely following in the royal tradition when he was sowing his wild oats, wasn't he? Read on and learn more.

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Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men

Amazon Warriors Did Indeed Fight and Die Like Men | Sex History | Scoop.it
Archaeology shows that these fierce women also smoked pot, got tattoos, killed—and loved—men.

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I Wore An Old-Fashioned Sanitary Belt For My Entire Period, and Here Are The Gory Details

I Wore An Old-Fashioned Sanitary Belt For My Entire Period, and Here Are The Gory Details | Sex History | Scoop.it
I, like countless preteen sensations before and after me, learned many of the hard facts about puberty, periods, and breast enlargement exercises from Judy Blume’s Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret. And I, like many many other young women since the book’s 1970 publication, was completely

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Vintage Celebrity Photographs Auction

Vintage Celebrity Photographs Auction | Sex History | Scoop.it
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The burlesque performers who defy convention

The burlesque performers who defy convention | Sex History | Scoop.it
For Satan's Angel and Big Fannie Annie - legendary performers in the world of burlesque - age is no barrier
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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Playboy Pinups From the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s on Meeting the Male Gaze Then — and Now

Playboy Pinups From the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s on Meeting the Male Gaze Then — and Now | Sex History | Scoop.it
Models from Miss March 1954 to Miss January 1979 share what’s empowering about being ogled.
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Vintage Mature Risque Bar Dish Towel, 1950's Era

Vintage Mature Risque Bar Dish Towel, 1950's Era | Sex History | Scoop.it
This is a very naughty bar towel from the 1950s era. It is must have for any MAN CAVE It is in very, very good condition. Has some minor

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Salami Girl, 1966

Salami Girl, 1966 | Sex History | Scoop.it
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“ Salami Girl, 1966

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Keiko Awaji

Keiko Awaji | Sex History | Scoop.it
creepingirrelevance:
“ Keiko Awaji

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Carmen Rupe, drag performer, brothel keeper, and LGBT activist

Carmen Rupe, drag performer, brothel keeper, and LGBT activist | Sex History | Scoop.it

Carmen Rupe (1936–2011) or “Kiwi Carmen” was a vivacious performer, businesswoman and brothel keeper, and LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS activist. She was a cultural icon in the transgender community who paved the way for many transgender men and women after her, and has been named a role model for many, including Georgina Beyer, the world’s …


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Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s

Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970s | Sex History | Scoop.it

“Reaction to race & beauty standards in the 1970sdarksilenceinsuburbia:“ Jacob Holdt. American Pictures of african american oppression circa the...”


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