History is frequently lied about which is why I am so passionate about sexuality and art. Sexuality and art are forms of truthful human expression, in my opinion and you can find it anywhere in history. It is widely believed that gender fluidity is only a recent phenomenon. But sexuality and art from the past says otherwise. It goes way back.
Despite the ever changing taboos and social norms, sex and erotica was and always will be a powerful force in human nature. Sex and love united countries, created scandals and so much more throughout our lifetimes. These erotic art pieces from history prove our fascination with sex was always the same.
Bisexuals of the hollywood golden era. The 1930s to the 1960s were considered Hollywood’s most golden years. These are the years where our favorite classic movies such as Gone With the Wind and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes were born. Our favorite iconic actors and actresses were at their peak during this time as well. Everything was glamorous, dignified and clean…. Right? Well, not exactly.
What is Polyandry? There are a few types of relationships- monogamous, polygamous, homosexual and heterosexual. You should be able to love however you want. But there is a rare mating system that is not talked about often. It falls under the polygamous category. It’s called polyandry.
What's the purpose of female orgasm? The male orgasm also has an interesting history but the act was always more straightforward and simple than the female orgasm. Even though dry orgasms exist, most of the time the male orgasm and its function is pretty obvious. The male ejaculation's function is to reproduce. So what’s the purpose of female orgam?
What is the dirtiest song you can think of? Did you ever think of VINTAGE dirty songs? After reading this, modern day artist will look pretty tame to you! For some reason, we are conditioned to think the better and pure times are back then. Generation after generation, you hear our old folks say something along the lines of ‘’WHAT IN THE WORLD ARE THESE KIDS LISTENING TO??” Well, show this post to your pure grannies. They are just as guilty. The only thing that changed about humanity is how we dress. Here are some of the raunchiest songs that are from the past few decades. I'm willing to bet you'd find them dirtier than Cardi B lyrics. Let's just say Lucielle Bogan ran so Cardi B can walk. Check out the some of the lyrics in each song:
Sex toys existed even without the technology we have today. Our ancestors had to get, um… creative. Some of these vintage sex toys are pretty gross and/or just flat out weird. This goes to show how powerful sex and our urges are. If you’re willing to go this far today, you might need some help.
When we think of the pin up and burlesque era, we think about the famous burlesque dancers such as Bettie Page, Tempest Storm and Marilyn Monroe. They are all women who earned their title! This is not to dismiss the white women of pin up, we are huge fans of these ladies. But black famous burlesque dancers were frequently overlooked.
Shocking sex scandals was always a thing. You often hear things like “This generation is doomed… we are losing our morals…etc”.... But since humanity, there have always been scandalous people. We wouldn’t be human without them! In fact, many of our elders would put us to shame when it comes to the immorality contest. They didn’t have smart phones back then. Here are some shocking sex scandals that took place in history: