Sexual revolution or sexual bolshevism usually refers to a social movement challenging traditional behaviors related to sexuality, reproduction, and interpersonal relationships, throughout the Western world, and often seen as beginning in the 1960s, in part due to improved contraception and the possibility of legal abortions.
Changes had occurred earlier than this, such as in association with the scientific/industrial revolutions, the demographic transition, increasing influence of liberalism, and reduced influence of religion. Also important were movements such as Freudian psychoanalysis, Marxism, Boasian anthropology, and Cultural Marxism, which all criticized the traditional Western views.
- Central to the sexual revolution was the growing acceptance of sexual encounters between unmarried adults. Throughout this period young men and women engaged in their first acts of sexual intercourse at increasingly younger ages. The impact of earlier sexual experimentation was reinforced by the later age of marriage; thus, young men and women had more time available to acquire sexual experience with partners before entering upon a long-term monogamous relationship. In addition, the growing number of marriages resulting in divorce--and the consequent lessening of the stigma attached to divorce--provided another opportunity for men and women (to a lesser degree) to engage in non-monogamous sexual activity. All three of these developments allowed the generation born between 1935 and 1945 to experience sexual activity with a larger number of sexual partners in their lifetimes than most men and women born earlier. However, the sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s was even more marked by profound shifts in the mores and attitudes towards women's sexuality, homosexuality, and freedom of sexual expression. It was the culmination of three essential developments: the intellectual contribution of radical Freudian theorist Wilhelm Reich and the empirical sex research of Alfred Kinsey; the battles of pornographers, performers, and literary writers to secure the right of sexual speech; and the permissive context created by the social movements of the period, especially the counterculture movement, the women's movement, and the gay and lesbian liberation movement [...]
Some of these influences have argued associations with Jewish influence, for reasons such as pseudoscientific psychoanalysis alleging that anti-Semitism and various disliked aspects of Western civilization are due to sexual repressions. The sexual revolution(s) have been criticized by various supporters of the traditional family, heterosexuality, and/or other traditional behaviors. Other critics include, for example, various opponents of abortion, single parent families, homosexuality, pornography, race mixing, dysgenics, White demographic trends, and/or other new or increasing trends associated with the sexual revolution(s). Such critics are often stereotyped as reactionary and religious conservatives, but the criticisms may come from a variety of different groups, who formulate different kinds of criticisms, and who do not necessarily agree with one another on which aspects are seen as harmful or why.
- Today, the sexual revolutionaries of the 1960s are typically portrayed as brave and daring, and their predecessors in the 1920s forgotten. But the overarching story of an oppressive past and a debauched, out-of-control present has remained consistent. As Australian newspaper The Age warned in 2009: “[m]any teenagers and young adults have turned the free-sex mantra of the 1970s into a lifestyle, and older generations simply don’t have a clue.”
- Recruiting children? You bet we are. Why would we push anti-bullying programs or social studies classes that teach kids about the historical contributions of famous queers unless we wanted to deliberately educate children to accept queer sexuality as normal? I for one certainly want tons of school children to learn that it’s OK to be gay [sic], that people of the same sex should be allowed to legally marry each other, and that anyone can kiss a person of the same sex without feeling like a freak. And I would very much like for many of these young boys to grow up and start fucking men. – Daniel Villarreal, 2011, Queerty.
- Extending the subversive thesis, Jewish involvement in the X-rated industry can be seen as a proverbial two fingers to the entire WASP establishment in America. Pornography thus becomes a way of defiling Christian culture and, as it penetrates to the very heart of the American mainstream (and is no doubt consumed by those very same WASPs), its subversive character becomes more charged. Porn is no longer of the ‘what the Butler saw’ voyeuristic type; instead, it is driven to new extremes of portrayal that stretch the boundaries of the porn aesthetic. – Nathan Abrams, 2005, Jewish Quarterly.
- Jews in America have been sexual revolutionaries. A large amount of the material on sexual liberation was written by Jews. Those at the forefront of the movement which forced America to adopt a more liberal view of sex were Jewish. Jews were also at the vanguard of the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Wilhelm Reich, Herbert Marcuse and Paul Goodman replaced Marx, Trotsky and Lenin as required revolutionary reading. Reich’s central preoccupations were work, love and sex, while Marcuse prophesied that a socialist utopia would free individuals to achieve sexual satisfaction. Goodman wrote of the "beautiful cultural consequences" that would follow from legalizing pornography: it would "ennoble all our art" and "humanize sexuality." – Nathan Abrams, 2005, Jewish Quarterly.
- Many early proponents viewed psychoanalysis as a redemptive messianic movement that would end anti-Semitism by freeing the world of neuroses produced by sexually repressive Western civilization. The cure for aggression characteristic of anti-Semitism was therefore believed to lie in freeing gentiles from their sexual repressions. Although Freud himself eventually developed the idea of a death instinct to explain aggression, a consistent theme of the Freudian critique of Western culture, as exemplified for example by Norman O. Brown, Herbert Marcuse, and Wilhelm Reich, has been that the liberation of sexual repressions would lead to lowered aggression and usher in an era of universal love. – Kevin MacDonald, 1998, The Culture of Critique.
- Homo-Bolschewismus (in German)
- The Assault on Gender and the Family: Jewish Sexology and the Legacy of the Frankfurt School, Part One
- Masters of Porn: The Systematic Promotion of Sexual Deviance
- Sex Plague: The Normalization of Deviance and Depravity
- Secret Sex Life of the Jews
- The Sexual Revolution and Children: How the Left Took Things Too Far
- Jews in the American porn industry
- As female sexuality and premarital sex moved out of the shadows, the Pill became a convenient scapegoat for the sexual revolution among social conservatives. Many argued that the Pill was, in fact, responsible for the sexual revolution. Source: The Pill and the Sexual Revolution
- The Sexual Revolution, 1960-1980
- Kevin MacDonald, 1998, The Culture of Critique
- Jews in the American porn industry http://www.fpp.co.uk/BoD/origins/porn_industry.html
- What Every Generation Gets Wrong About Sex
- Can We Please Just Start Admitting That We Do Actually Want To Indoctrinate Kids?. Queerty (12 May 2011).
- Gay columnist: let’s face it, we want to indoctrinate children. Life Site News (18 May 2011).
- Jews in the American porn industry. Jewish Quarterly (5 June 2012).