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Running head: EVOLUTION OF SEX1Evolution of Sex EssayCharles RaczBaker College
EVOLUTION OF SEX2Cultural Influence on SexualitySexual behavior has been influenced by culture for thousands of years. People all aroundthe world have different ideas of what is normal and abnormal regarding sex. As time evolves sodo the typical gender roles and biases. Researchers are continually studying people to get a better understanding on the influences on sexual behavior dur to culture, commercialized sex, and the expectations.Pornography has been around for many years. It began with paintings and cave drawingsback in the 16th century. Then around the 1600s the first sex manual was released, Kama Sutra. This manual taught people bout the variety of sexual positions. Around the same era the first pornographic novel was released, with arousing the reader as the purpose. (King & Regan, 2014)The presentation of sex and nudity progressed slowly over the next 200 years. Censorship in movies was very strict around the 1930’s. it was culturally shocking when ScarlettO’Hara in “Gone with the wind”, said the statement, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn” (King& Regan, 2014. p. 439). It was not long after that Hugh Hefner changed the world of pornography forever.Hugh Hefner published his first issue of playboy in 1953. This initial issue featured Marilyn Monroe, and he took it to the streets to sell it himself. Hefner’s huge success created curiosity amongst Americans. He took the initial plunge into selling “sex” and it was not long

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