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Sexual Freedom
Guyon
1950

Submitter: This book was found in a small urban public library. It’s a 1950 reprint of a 1932 French book on sexual freedoms. 1932 views on sexual freedom in a public library? Ewww! I could see this being in an academic library. I give credit to public libraries for collecting this type of material. However, it does need to be more current than 1932.

Holly: Definitely! Sexual freedom in 2014 is a whooooole different thing than in 1932. It’s still important to have access to information on this general topic, but the material is quite different these days. Much more readily available, too. I mean, Dr. Ruth Westheimer was talking about sexual freedom in the 80s and even her material can now be considered for weeding! Kudos to the library for having this in the 30s, though.

 

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6 Responses to Sexy Sex Stuff

  • “Woman’s sexual parasitism is innate” • Men will risk their lives to get laid • Pretty women shouldn’t do manual labor because they’ll be “rendered misshapen”
    So they had Pick Up Artists even in the 1930s. Lovely.

    • Gee, I was going to comment on that “sexual parasitism” line as well. Even in the ’30s I bet you could easily find women who would wholeheartedly disagree with that statement and the benighted set of opinions that underlie it. My grandmother and great-grandmother, for example.

  • This is very interesting, and in some ways ahead of it’s time. No use for a teenager who wants up-to-date information about sex, though!

  • In view of the reputation of the shadowy (and possibly now-nonexistent) Rene Guyon Society (pro-pedophilia), this book would best be retired.