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The history of sex; the history of us. Erotica, vintage nudes, the dirty secrets of lives past, myths & more. More @ http://www.sex-kitten.net/blog/category/vintage-inspiration/
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Derby Dame, 1974

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Derby Dame, by Andrew Ketchner (1974)

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Roller skating babe: "Dynamite on skates -- dynamite in bed!"

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Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution

Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution | Sex History | Scoop.it
Three cultural tectonic plates came together to produce the gender revolution: the postwar baby boom, the sexual revolution, and the civil rights movement.
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Cult of the Spankers: the X-rated artists who turned Times Square into smut central

Cult of the Spankers: the X-rated artists who turned Times Square into smut central | Sex History | Scoop.it
US authorities tried to ban them, but a gang of artists, models and writers made a living from dirty books sold under-the-counter in 1950s New York. Enter a world of Raw Dames and superheroes

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Men In Women's Clothes

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MEN IN WOMEN’S CLOTHES
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My Dad, the Pornographer

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What Andrew Offutt, the king of 20th-century smut novels, left his son.


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The Etiquette Collection:  Fine and Antique Etiquette Books

The Etiquette Collection:  Fine and Antique Etiquette Books | Sex History | Scoop.it

We specialize in books and other artifacts on the subjects of manners, etiquette, charm, poise, personality, women, the home, rudeness, civility and related topics.

 

If there is a title you are searching for, or if you have items you wish to sell, please feel free to contact us


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A Kickstarter For Victorian Erotica

A Kickstarter For Victorian Erotica | Sex History | Scoop.it
A Kickstarter For Victorian Erotica: Here’s a new thing for ErosBlog: offering a Kickstarter project for your possible support. This morning I got a cold request on Twitter from somebody I did not know. Dude knows me, though, at le
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Naked Vintage Soldiers

Naked Vintage Soldiers | Sex History | Scoop.it
Photographer Michael Stokes collects vintage photography, including vintage photos of nude soldiers. Via Taschen he published the collection as My Buddy: World War II Laid Bare and it focuses on th...
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A Look At The Male Sex Worker Throughout History

A Look At The Male Sex Worker Throughout History | Sex History | Scoop.it
A compelling new book this week that examines the practice of sex work by men from both a modern day and a historical perspective hit the shelves.

Male Sex Work And Society is a collection of essays and studies that examines the role of male sex w...
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10 of the All-Time Greatest Masturbation Scenes in Literature

10 of the All-Time Greatest Masturbation Scenes in Literature | Sex History | Scoop.it
This week saw the release of Ben Lerner's 10:04, which, beside being a truly remarkable book, happens to feature a hilarious scene of masturbation. Despite the fact that it has been dubbed by some ...

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The Reading List: Bunny Yeager's Darkroom...

The Reading List: Bunny Yeager's Darkroom... | Sex History | Scoop.it
... Pinup Photography's Golden Era. The gentle art of pinup photography has been interpreted in a few different ways, first as enjoyable smut, then as kitsch, finally as a postfeminist emancipation...
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Interview: On the 40th Anniversary of 'Fear of Flying', Erica Jong Opens Up About Motherhood, Blogging and Sex With Strangers

Interview: On the 40th Anniversary of 'Fear of Flying', Erica Jong Opens Up About Motherhood, Blogging and Sex With Strangers | Sex History | Scoop.it

ELLE's E. Jean Carroll meets with the inimitable author to talk water beds, "living life as a lusty human being," and believing in her own talent


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A Dedication to Vintage Black Glamour

A Dedication to Vintage Black Glamour | Sex History | Scoop.it
The internet spawns another exciting book, in this case, a Tumblr dedicated entirely to Vintage Black Glamour. From Josephine Baker getting a pedicure to an

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Win an autographed copy of Gloria Brame's Naked Memory

FUNNY SEXY ESSAY CONTEST! WIN A SIGNED COPY OF NAKED MEMORY!! http://bit.ly/nakedbrame The most "liked" answer wins! My new book starts off when I learned, at age 10, that "Everyone Fucks." CONTEST QUESTION: When/how did you learn about reproduction and how did you react to the news?

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Naked Memory: Confessions of a Sexual Revolutionary, a memoir, is the latest from controversial writer/sexologist Gloria G. Brame, Ph.D.

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Inside the Soviet Union's secret pornography collection

Inside the Soviet Union's secret pornography collection | Sex History | Scoop.it
Off limits to the general public, the collection was created after the Bolsheviks came to power to house materials confiscated from aristocratic libraries


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The Invisibles: Moving Vintage Photos of LGBT Couples in the Early 20th Century

The Invisibles: Moving Vintage Photos of LGBT Couples in the Early 20th Century | Sex History | Scoop.it

Archival images — sometimes poignant, sometimes playful, invariably tender — of gay and lesbian couples privately celebrating their love in an era that denied it.

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An ABZ of Love: Kurt Vonnegut’s Favorite Vintage Danish Illustrated Guide to Sexuality

An ABZ of Love: Kurt Vonnegut’s Favorite Vintage Danish Illustrated Guide to Sexuality | Sex History | Scoop.it
From common sense to conjugal bliss, by way of corsets and chivalry.

"If you are as interested in sex as you say you are, there is a real
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Emma Donoghue: 'I want to entertain –and mess with people's minds'

Emma Donoghue: 'I want to entertain –and mess with people's minds' | Sex History | Scoop.it
Her last book, Room, was an international hit. Now the writer is back, at the Sydney writers' festival, to reimagine a piece of history – the steamy saga of a murdered cross-dressing woman in a menage a trois. By Laura Barnett

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Scans of a very rare French fetish book from 1930. Art by Esbey

Scans of a very rare French fetish book from 1930. Art by Esbey | Sex History | Scoop.it

Bernard Valonnes. Le Dressage de la maid-esclave t.1 (Select-Bibliothèque n°63, 1930)

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Book Review: ‘Josephine Baker’ explores dancer’s activism, exploits and ‘Tribe’ | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Book Review: ‘Josephine Baker’ explores dancer’s activism, exploits and ‘Tribe’  | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Sex History | Scoop.it
The African-American woman went from the Paris stage to her vision of multiracial utopia.

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Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden History of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples

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“ From Beacon Press, a charming history of devotion: Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden History of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples, by Rodger Streitmatter. Among the couples...

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Victorian Sex Ed book by J. H. Kellogg - "Plain Facts for Young and Old," 1899.

Victorian Sex Ed book by J. H. Kellogg - "Plain Facts for Young and Old," 1899. | Sex History | Scoop.it
Did you know that Kelloggs cornflakes were originally meant as a deterrent against sexual feelings? One of the Kellogg brothers, John Harvey,
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12 Curious Vintage Sex Books

12 Curious Vintage Sex Books | Sex History | Scoop.it
With Valentine’s Day approaching, love is in the air. Ignoring the whole corporate manufactured holiday thing, we can’t think of a better way to get you in the mood for love than with a fun, vintag...
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Silent-Porn-Star: Jennifer Cody Epstein On Prostitute-Concubine-Post-Impressionist Pan Yuliang

Silent-Porn-Star: Jennifer Cody Epstein On Prostitute-Concubine-Post-Impressionist Pan Yuliang | Sex History | Scoop.it

A brief interview with Jennifer Cody Epstein, author of The Painter from Shanghai, a novel based upon the life of Chinese painter Pan Yuliang.

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Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild In The Twenties by Marion Meade - Sex~Kitten.net

Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild In The Twenties by Marion Meade - Sex~Kitten.net | Sex History | Scoop.it

A decade characterized by drinking, partying and promiscuity; The Roaring Twenties were known as a time of great excess & rebellion. In order to encapsulate an oftentimes overlooked part of the era, author Marion Meade, explores an integral part of early 20th century literature, women writers.

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