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The Role Of The Sexual Revolution In The 1960's

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The sexual revolution first happened in the 1920’s when both women and men moved to cities and began to experience more sexual freedom. Change really happened in the 1940’s and more specifically 1948 when Alfred Kinsey published a book about the study of sexuality. This was such a big deal because before that time, most people never talked, let alone studied, the subject of sex even in private settings. To everyone’s surprise his books became best sellers and they revealed that most Americans were not as conventional as everyone originally thought. In the 60’s the age of “sex, drugs, rock and roll,” helped pushed the movement forward. The baby boom generation grew up thinking that sex was normal and apart of everyday life. The sexual counterrevolution
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