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History of Prostitution Around the World

Travel across time and space to explore humanity’s “oldest practice.” We’ll explore historical and cultural contexts and the realities today. Includes a short history of prostitution in Denver.

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History of Prostitution Around the World
History of Prostitution Around the World

Time & Location

Apr 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

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

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About the event

The Sexploratorium Presents:

🌍 Unveiling the History of Prostitution Around the Globe, Featuring Denver, Colorado! 🌎

Embark on an extraordinary journey through time and across continents with our immersive class on the History of Prostitution! Uncover the captivating tales of cultures and influences that shaped the oldest profession worldwide, including the intriguing story of prostitution here in Denver, Colorado. Brace yourself for an enlightening exploration of humanity's complex relationship with this timeless phenomenon.

🌐 Unlock a Global Perspective:

Experience a riveting exploration of the history of prostitution that transcends borders and spans centuries. From the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Greece to the dazzling courts of Europe and the vibrant red-light districts of Asia, we will delve into multifaceted narratives that have shaped societies throughout the ages. Our professor will guide you through the intricacies of different cultural contexts, shedding light on the diverse practices, perceptions, and regulations that influenced the world's oldest profession.

💡 Journey Through Time:

Unravel the captivating stories of legendary courtesans, powerful madams, and the women who defied social norms to forge their own destinies. Dive into the fascinating complexities of the sex trade, exploring its economic, political, and social dimensions. As we delve into Denver's unique history, we will look at the lives of influential figures, infamous establishments, and the factors that contributed to the rise and fall of the red-light districts. This class is an opportunity to grasp the global tapestry of prostitution's past.

🌍 Expert Guidance:

Our esteemed professor for this class has been teaching Human Sexuality for over 20 years and has studied prostitution all over the world. With her wealth of knowledge and deep passion for the subject, she will lead you through captivating discussions, in-depth analyses, and engaging activities. Prepare to gain profound insights into the evolution of societal attitudes, legal frameworks, and the role of gender in shaping the narratives surrounding the world's most intriguing profession.

🔎 Connect the Dots: Denver's Role:

Discover Denver, Colorado's unique place in the annals of prostitution history. From its rough-and-tumble beginnings during the Gold Rush era to the regulation and ultimate prohibition of the trade, we'll explore how Denver's story intertwines with the broader global narrative. Learn about the influential individuals who left their mark on the city, the social dynamics that shaped its red-light districts, and the impact of cultural and legal shifts over time. Gain a deeper understanding of Denver's past and its lasting effects on the city's identity.

We’re Denver’s new 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. Discounted tickets are available with early registration. All classes at The Sexploratorium are currently 18+. Our classes are research-based and educational, but are not meant to replace expert medical advice or care.

Receive a 50% discount on Brothel Coins with the completion of a class!

Tickets

  • Platinum Patron

    This tier is for those who have the means to provide strong support and are willing to contribute generously.

    $60.00
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  • Gold Supporter

    This tier is for supporters who can offer a solid level of financial backing and want to help sustain the service.

    $45.00
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  • Silver Contributor

    This tier is for individuals who may have budget constraints but still wish to show their support.

    $30.00
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