The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

1960-e years were a turning point for sexuality in the West. What later became known as the "sexual revolution" was initiated by the development of contraceptives, namely the pill, and the incredible energy of the movements for civil rights and women's rights. To sex were treated differently, not as divine Providence or basic instinct.

Painting, cinema and music began to explore human sexuality. From normalization of relations to pornography and premarital sex to the erotic representations in fashion and art — these photos document the process of the revolution of morals.

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s "You can decide how many children you give birth" — Marcia Goldstein, Director of communications of planned parenthood, shows a poster, which will soon be placed on buses in new York, 14 December 1967.

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s A group of women goes with the banner "women's Liberation" in support of the black Panther Party, 1969.

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s The nurse teaches young women how to use the diaphragm, 1967.

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s The pharmacist sorts the 150 thousand birth control pills, London, 17 August 1965.

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

The sex was the revolution: how did the sexual revolution in the West in the 1960s

Keywords: The 60s | The sexual revolution | USA

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