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Sexual Revolution Heroine, Helen Gurley Brown

Sexual Revolution Heroine, Helen Gurley Brown

Some say her book, Sex and the Single Girl, kicked off the Sexual Revolution.  It was a sensation when it hit the stands in 1962, but not without controversy, because Helen Gurley Brown’s message was that single girls had sex and even more shocking:  they liked it.  

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The Sexual Revolution: Relevant Today?

The Sexual Revolution:  Relevant Today?

I don’t believe the Sexual Revolution was about how often we have sex or how we do it or with whom.  It was more of a seismic shift in the status quo.  Example:  In the 60s some people actually believed that single women didn’t experience orgasm because their sexuality had not yet been awoken by their husbands to be.  

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Valentine's Day . . . In Retrospect

Valentine's Day . . . In Retrospect
Valentine's Day 2019 is over and we're on to spring flowers, but I've been reflecting on what made this year's holiday of love different for me -- and it wasn’t a new kind of candy . . . Continue reading