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Tue, Aug 13



Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels of Denver

A captivating class exploring the history of Old West prostitution in the Mile-High City. Hear the stories that made our city great!

Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels of Denver
Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels of Denver

Time & Location

Aug 13, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Denver, 1800 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210, USA

About the event

Explore Denver's Colorful Past with "Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels" Class! Have you ever wondered about the intriguing history of Denver's Wild West past? Delve into the secrets of Denver's notorious brothels and the fascinating world of prostitution in the Old West with our class, "Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels of Denver" at the Sexploratorium!

Step back in time and discover the hidden stories of Denver's infamous brothels and the women who lived and worked in them during the Wild West era. Our expert instructor will guide you through a captivating journey, shedding light on the social, economic, and cultural aspects of this unique historical period.

What to Expect:

Explore Denver's historical districts where brothels thrived.

Dive into the lives of the city's most famous and notorious madams.

Uncover the blurred lines between morality and reality in the Old West.

Gain insights into the economic impact of prostitution on Denver's growth.

Unearth stories and anecdotes rarely found in textbooks.

Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for history.

Expand your knowledge while having a blast!

Each participant will receive a map that shows you where there are still standing buildings that used to be brothels. You will have the opportunity to view and/or purchase brothel coins. Students receive a discount of 50% to purchase those coins. There are also books for purchase in our bookstore that tell the tales of the oldest profession in the Old West.

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to journey through Denver's wild and captivating past with "Bounding Through the Bawdy Brothels." Reserve your spot today and become a true aficionado of Denver's colorful history! Saddle up!

We’re Denver’s home for research-based, shame-free, embodied, and inclusive sex education.  Everything you should have learned in high school and more.  We believe sex education should be pleasure-focused and accessible to all!

About the Instructor: Fawn O’Breitzman has been a college professor for over 20 years. She specializes in issues of Sex and Gender and presents at Transgender conferences all around the country. She does inclusion training for businesses and has worked with everyone from hospitals to construction yards to help companies make sure they are providing the best and most respectful care to their clients. She has been a social worker and therapist, as well as a wife and a mother. Although she has a background in Psychology, she has a passion for history and loves to dive into musty books.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now.  Our classes are research-based and educational, but are not meant to replace expert medical advice or care.  All of our classes are for people 18 years of age and older.


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