It is often believed that the scientific advancements of the Enlightenment period allowed for the progression of human flourishing and knowledge. However, the guise of science was used to control and justify violence against queer people, women and people of colour. Focusing on an account of a transgender man who was later autopsied in The Case of Catherine Vizzani (1751), this exhibition explores how medicine and science influenced and were influenced by cultural conceptions of gender, sexuality, race and the body.