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Human Sexuality Throughout History RICHARD SMITH CHFD220
Human Sexuality Timeline 1900’ s 1920’ s 1940’ s 1950’ s 1960’ s- 1980’ s 1990’ s- 2010’ s The Progressive Era The Roaring Twenties The Great Depression Discourse on Sexuality The Sexual Revolution Modern Times
1900’s - The Progressive Era 1903 - The National Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) was established to advocate for improved wages and working conditions for women 1913 - Alice Paul and Lucy Burns formed the Congressional Union to work toward the passage of a federal amendment to give women the right to vote 1916 - Margaret Sanger opens the first U.S. birth-control clinic in Brooklyn, N.Y. Although the clinic is shut down 10 days later and Margaret is arrested, she eventually won support through the courts and opened another clinic in New York City in 1923 Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, Doris Stevens
1920’s - The Roaring Twenties During this time period, colleges were full of young women and men who admitted freely that their weekends were full of "petting parties“ Petting Parties were parties that allowed teens and young adults to hug and kiss much like we do today, sometimes the hugging and kissing led to other things, but mostly it was just heavy petting The Movies - The Birth of the Worldwide 1920s Sex Symbol The "Sex Novels" of the 1920s - Birth of The Femme Fatale The Flapper - The Birth of the Sexually Empowered Real Woman Scandalous Sex Parties of the 1920s (Petting Parties) Riske wardrobe in 1920s movies
1940’s - The Great Depression The Great Depression changed the purpose of dating. The original goal of dating was to find one’s future husband or wife, and it became a way of socializing and entertainment. There was a shift due to the “acceleration of the emphasis on youth” from the roaring twenties. The automobile also contributed to this change, as young adults and teenagers would borrow their parents’ car, park it in an isolated area with their date, and engage is sexual activities.

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