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Although feminist and materialist scholars have explored the violence and degradation of the bawdy house, the word bawdy carries as yet unexplored connotations that can illuminate early modern thinking about the contaminating eroticism of things.
Pacey also points out that Ottawa's recent toughening of the regulations relating to bawdy houses has had the biggest impact on the most vulnerable of sex workers.
He remarks, "the rioters seem to have been telling the court that if they were going to demand the enforcement of laws against nonconformists, they in turn would put into execution the laws against bawdy houses" (87).
If patrons did not pay merely for entry to the club but were required to directly pay for the sexual activities from women working at the club, then those running the club would not have been acquitted of keeping a common bawdy house for an indecent purpose, nor would the courts have required proof of harm incompatible with the proper functioning of society.
Just as the Venetian courtesan, who has just joined the bawdy house that morning, essays speculatively into a realm of female liberation from native norms of sexuality and labour, indeed voicing a passionate manifesto in favour of a more Italian outlook on gender, the Covent Garden development that enables her escape from these conventions similarly constitutes an experiment in an imported 'progressive' sociality that literally builds upon a traditional English pasturage.
A separate gay organization, the Right to Privacy Committee (RTPC), was formed to deal expressly with funding the defence of those charged in the Barracks raid as owners and found-ins in a bawdy house and in arguing against the negative publicity that ensued.
For example, the "bawdy house" provisions of the Criminal Code have increasingly been used by the police to target LGBT establishments and bathhouses.
Green was found guilty of theft and of keeping a common bawdy house. Justice William L.
Though Shakespeare was a male, he characterized women better, from that keeper of a bawdy house Mistress Quickly to Queen Catherine, than most women authors have so far been able to do.
Shame on you, senators and congressmen [sic], who have turned this headquarters of a great and self-governing people into a bawdy house. The time for this shame is ending.
THE DYNAMIC RISE of jazz dance from bawdy house to Broadway has marked the ascent to acceptability of an expressive outcast.
This attracts courtiers as well as citizens and eventually comes under suspicion as a bawdy house, though Meg succeeds in fending off the authorities.
The program revolves around the use of old civil bawdy house laws in which an "illegal trade or business" is being conducted, so does not include personal use by the tenants.
At one time, the LaSalle was Seattle's oldest and finest "Bawdy House," thereby giving the brew its name.
The five judges together therefore declared operating a bawdy house and pimping legal occupations in Ontario.