Under Wraps: A History of Menstrual Hygiene Technology (review)

  title={Under Wraps: A History of Menstrual Hygiene Technology (review)},
  author={Mary Jane Lupton},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  pages={578 - 581}
  • Mary Jane Lupton
  • Published 22 August 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the History of Sexuality
might tell magistrates that they were enticed into indiscretions by men of low character or entrapped by duplicitous working-class constables. Upchurch’s attempts to counter the chronological myopia of historians of male same-sex desire in modern Britain are welcome indeed, as are his assertions about the need to interrogate more fully what sexual relations between men might tell us about shifting class dynamics. Similarly, Upchurch’s exploration of same-sex desire within the context of broader… 
Vaginal hygiene practices and the formation of sexuality
  • Ladan Rahbari
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Culture, health & sexuality
  • 2019
The narrative reveals the importance of practices not only in the formation of sexuality, but also in self-perceptions of the body, femininity and sexual behaviour.