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Sexual Liberation and equality. Jaimie Wight June 2011. 1960-1964. Contraceptive Pill. The food and drug administration approves the combined oral contraceptive pill This pill was made available in 1961. Sex and the Single girl. In 1962 Helen Gurley Brown writes Sex and the Single girl

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Sexual Liberation and equality

Jaimie Wight

June 2011

1960-1964

contraceptive pill
Contraceptive Pill
  • The food and drug administration approves the combined oral contraceptive pill
  • This pill was made available in 1961
sex and the single girl
Sex and the Single girl
  • In 1962 Helen Gurley Brown writes Sex and the Single girl
  • This encouraged women to be financially independent and experience sexual relationships before or without marriage
  • Sold 2 million copies in 3 weeks
maternity leave
Maternity Leave
  • In 1963 paid maternity leave was proposed.
  • Affordable childcare was also proposed in 1963
the feminine mystique
The Feminine Mystique
  • February 19th 1963 The feminine Mystique was published
  • Written by Betty Friedian
  • Credited for starting the second-wave feminism in the United States
civil rights act 1964
Civil Rights Act 1964
  • Bars employment discrimination based on sex or race by private employers or employment agencies
gay liberation
Gay Liberation
  • Mattachine Society campaigned in Washington DC. For gay rights in 1962 and 1963
  • The council on Religion and the homosexual organization founded in 1964
  • It purpose was to join homosexual activist and religious leaders
death of marilyn monroe
Death of Marilyn Monroe
  • American Actress, Singer and model
  • Born June 1, 1926
  • Died August 5, 1962 from an accidental overdose
  • 1999 ranked sixth greatest female star of all time
the sex revolution
The Sex Revolution
  • Began in 1960
  • Women took part in risky sexual acts
  • Encouraged sexual freedom
  • Women began to take control of the sexuality
women s fashion
Women’s Fashion
  • Absolutely no short skirts
  • High collars and scoop necked dresses
  • Three quartered sleeves with gloves
works cited
Works Cited
  • Coultan, Mark. "Feminist Icon Betty Friedan Dies on Her Birthday - World - Theage.com.au." The Age - Business, World & Breaking News | Melbourne, Australia. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/feminist- icon-betty-friedan-dies-on-her-birthday/2006/02/05/1139074106712.html>.
  • Fiero, Gloria K. The Humanistic Tradition. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2011. Print.
  •  "Google Images." Google. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i2.listal.com/image/406288/600fu ll-marilyn-monroe.jpg>.
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Works Cited
  •  "Health - Life & Style Home - Theage.com.au." The Age - Business, World Breaking News | Melbourne, Australia. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.theage.com.au/news/health/new-pill-makes-periods- things-of-the- past/2007/05/23/1179601541859.html>.
  • "A Look At Women's Fashion In The Early 1960's." C. Dianne Zweig - Kitsch 'n Stuff. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://cdiannezweig.blogspot.com/2010/07/look-at- womens- fashion-in-early-1960s.html>.
  •  "Marilyn Monroe | Ask.com Encyclopedia." Ask.com - What's Your Question? Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.ask.com/wiki/Marilyn_Monroe>.
  •  "Otoons :: Cartoons from the World of Osho." Otoons :: The Mystic Rose & The Magic Chair-Cartoons & Comics Fromthe World of Osho - Free Downloads. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.otoons.com/joke>.
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Works Cited
  •  "Sixties - The Sexual Revolution of the 1960's." Fifties Sixties Fashion, TV, Movies, Hair, Food, Cars, 50's 60's Facts and History about 1950's and 1960's - Clip Art and Information. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.loti.com/sexual_revolution.htm>.
  • "1960s Style and Fashion Ideas - by Micha E - Helium." Helium - Where Knowledge Rules. Web. 18 July 2011. <http://www.helium.com/items/865254-1960s-style- and-fashion-ideas>.