Teen-Age Sex: Letting the Pendulum Swing

August 1972
Time;8/21/1972, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p36
The article focuses on the increased rates of teen-age sex in the U.S. and on the aspects of sexual freedom in 1972. It discusses several indicators of sexual activity among teenagers such as the increased incidence of venereal diseases (VD) and pregnancies before marriage. It notes several factors related to sexual freedom including provocative outfits, less constraint of religion on sex, and parental affluence.


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