The Sexual Revolution During The 1960 ' S

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“A sexual revolution begins with the emancipation of women, who are the chief victims of patriarchy, and also with the ending of homosexual oppression.” Kate Millett could not have described the Sexual Revolution any better, a sexual liberation to argue that women are in fact, equal to men in more ways than society allows. In the 1960’s, women began to catch on that women are treated inferior to men, in ways that women are a disgrace if they were to have intercourse with many men, whilst it is acceptable for men to have several sexual partners; this to women was unsettling. The Sexual Revolution was a movement that encouraged the equality between genders involving a transformation of the sexual norms in society; therefore, the arousal of birth control, the legalization of abortion, and the founding of the new term intersex are all medical perspectives based on the repercussions of this reform.
A common thought from a spectator’s perspective is that the Sexual Revolution was caused by a new form of contraception that Chemists had worked on to prevent pregnancy by taking a pill everyday, and a placebo for one week a month. This may sound irrelevant, because now women can have sex with their one partner and her counterpart won’t have to wear those pesky condoms, or that the chances of pregnancy are now in the hands of the woman, but when this was introduced to society, it took a whole one hundred and eighty degree flip on what was expected. “Although it was acceptable for
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