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Historical Events that influenced Sexuality todayBY : JASMINE RICHARDSON
The first vulcanized rubber condom in 1876The first vulcanized rubber condom was displayed at the Philadelphia World's Fair.
GAY RIGHTS 1924Illinois became the first state that decriminalized homosexual acts. This made gay men and women have the same rights as everyone else.
The Debut of the Bikini 1946When bikini made their first appearance to the world, people were shocked by the revealing garment. Its popularity quickly grew as Hollywood sex symbols, such as Marilyn Monroe who wore the two piece swimsuit often.
The Introduction of Playboy 1953This popular magazine Playboy was introduced at a time when America was experiencing a sexual revolution. Marilyn Monroe was the sex symbol , who graced the cover of the first magazine. The magazine's founder, Hugh Hefner, described his playboy models as symbols of disobedience, triumphs of sexuality, and an end to Puritanism (Conklin, 2016).