Sex ephemera. Box 1.

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Including the Middlesex Laboratory of Glandular Research's sex hormones (1930s): Emelgemal (impotence), Emelgefem (female "sex quiescence"), Prejacrin (premature ejaculation), Middlesex Tablettae (sterility in both sexes), Bamforth humorous ('seaside') postcards (1946 to 1970s), prostitution, personal hygiene and sex (Health Education Council), sexual rights (Gay Men Fighting AIDS), Blackliners 'What all bad boys & bad girls need to know about sex' (diseases, pregnancy, condoms, sexual health clinics), streetwise youth (social work among young male sex workers), Coco de Mer (upmarket sex shop, Monmouth Street, London), 9th Sex maniac erotic awards (2002), food as an aphrodisiac (, masculinity and men's health study day (7 Nov. 1992), Kegelmaster vaginal exerciser, the Adult Guide to London (2002), penis enlargement (Vig-RX pills, 2002), Vigrx oil (bigger, better, stronger, harder erections), London fetish map 2002 and 2003, Erotica show (Olympia 2002), pin up art of Paul Corfield, Domina newsletter 2002, Sensitille cream (to enhance vaginal sensation during sex), Julian Murphy's erotic chairs, David James' erotic art, Xhibition sex shop (Cologne), Looks underwear, Fetisch-Store (leather, rubber, latex etc., Cologne), Eros sextoys and accessories, having sex after childbirth (Durex information service, Senselle Advisory Bureau), K-Y pessaries and lubricating jelly, Bob's rubberwear, national Bisexual Resources, BiCon 2004, London Swingers all inclusive party (January 2006), Spearmint Rhino "gentlemen's clubs", The Leydig Trust's 'Night of the senses', Salons in the seductive arts (2004), offered online advice and counselling on a wide variety of sexual matters to a younger age group. Includes a leaflet (inserted in a gay lifestyle magazine) advertising 'Maximus' penis enlargement pills (an advanced vascular dilator) from Regal Health in St. Helier, Jersey which also guaranteed a "rock hard erection", NUA sex toys (2009), teenagers and sex (NHS, parentline, 2009), Terrence Higgins Trust's 'SWISH' initiative for sex workers in London offering sexual health screening and rapid HIV testing (2010), BiPhoria (Manchester group for bisexuals, 2010), European men's sex survey 2010, BiCon 2009, 2010, 2011 (annual convention for bisexuals and their 'allies'), sex addiction workshops (Terrence Higgins Trust, 2011), Sex wise (support for sex workers, 2009), Wotever Sex (films and talks, July-August 2011), The Forum for sexual orientation and gender identity equality in post-school education (Lifelong Learning UK, 2011), Spectrum London and TransLondon (support for trans people, 2011), GIRES (Gender Identity research and Education Society, 2011), Sexovit Forte natural, vegetarian aphrodisiac), London Circumcision Clinic (Ilford, 2011), 'Night at the zoo & the finals of the erotic awards (Juicy Productions : 2013), 'EROS : the poetry of sex' (Kings Place, London : 2015), 'The Transgender Archives' (University of Victoria : 2014?), 'The Northern Concord' (Manchester : 2002 : transvesties and transsexuals).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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