Vibrators and Clitoridectomies: How Victorian Doctors Took Control of Women’s Orgasms

Given over a century's worth of pleasure that followed its invention, history may easily forget that development of the vibrator in Victorian England was just one salvo in a larger culture war fought over women's bodies. (Sound familiar?) While some doctors were figuring out how to give women orgasms, others were… »5/31/12 4:20pm5/31/12 4:20pm