What does "sexual revolution" mean? When, how, and why did it begin? What, if anything, did it change? And what hope do we have that its ideals of equality and pleasure can be realized? From Susan Sontag's "Pornographic Imagination" to Al Goldstein's notorious review of Deep Throat, Sexual Revolution explores the cultural, economic, political, and moral consequences of new...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 28th 2003 by Running Press
(first published October 27th 2003)
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This collection of articles and essays about sexual opinions and sexual mores from Lawrence Lipton in 1965 and Masters and Johnson in 1966 through pornography of the eighties shows an extreme transformation in the American psyche. We still have a time to go in understanding women, but it's a good start.
Jeffrey Escoffier writes on glbtq history, politics, culture, sexuality, music, and dance. One of the founders of OUT/LOOK: National Lesbian and Gay Quarterly, he has published widely. Among his books are American Homo: Community and Perversity and a biography of John Maynard Keynes in the Chelsea House series on the Lives of Notable Gay Men and Lesbians. He co-edited (with Matthew Lore) Mark Morr...moreMore about Jeffrey Escoffier...