Sunday, October 30, 2011

The Joy of Sex: Images that turned a generation off sex

Nothing is less appealing than hippie sex.

Forty years ago, a London publisher was working on a groundbreaking sex manual - a "gourmet guide" to sexual pleasure, with copious and detailed illustrations. But how could this be done tastefully and legally?

Think of The Joy of Sex and chances are your mind will drift to an image of a man with a bushy beard and a woman with hairy armpits.

It's not a photograph, but the nearest thing to it in pen and ink.

Read more here.

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