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Fri, Jun 14



History of Prostitution in Colorado

A captivating class exploring the history of Old West prostitution in the Mile-High City and current trends in sex work. Includes a history of Colfax Ave!

History of Prostitution in Colorado
History of Prostitution in Colorado

Time & Location

Jun 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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

About the event

Dive into the intriguing history of the Mile-High City with "Prostitution in Colorado: Then and Now," a captivating class that unveils the secrets of Old West prostitution and examines contemporary trends in sex work. Journey through the annals of time to explore the unique role that prostitution played in the early days of Colorado, uncovering stories of resilience, hardship, and societal shifts. From the notorious red-light districts of yesteryear to the evolution of sex work in the present day, this class provides a comprehensive understanding of the complex intersection between culture, economics, and human agency.

Participants will engage in thought-provoking discussions about the changing landscape of sex work, delving into the legal, social, and economic aspects that shape the current reality. This class fosters an open and respectful environment, encouraging participants to critically examine historical narratives and consider the evolving perspectives on sex work in Colorado. Join us for an enlightening exploration that bridges the gap between the past and the present, offering valuable insights into the multifaceted nature of prostitution in the Mile-High City.

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.

Brothel coins are 50% off with enrollment in the class! 


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