The Sexual Revolution of the 1960's Essay
Sex and the 1960's
The 1960's was a decade of many changes, revolutions, and experiments including the sexual revolution brought on by the 'sixties generation'. Free love was a popular term coined in the later sixties that meant everyone should love each other, sexually and non sexually. This was the first time in history that sex was not something only men could enjoy but women too. What came from this revolution was birth control, knowledge of the female anatomy, the start to legalizing abortion, and woman’s liberation. These may all sound like common things to have or know about but at the time these were all groundbreaking and changed many lives.
The 1950's were extremely different from the …show more content…
The free love concept was growing more and more popular. Youths in the later half of the 1960's were no longer held back by judgment, hatred, or clothing. Nudism and naked parties became extremely common and one of the cool things to do. This concept was especially popular in California, more specifically the University of California and Berkeley College.
“As they do at countless collegiate parties everywhere, the couples wriggled to the watusi and gyrated to the jerk, while recorded drums and saxophones resounded in the dimly lit apartment of a University of California student in