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The Joy of Sex

Episode 2 of 4

Recounting life in the 1970s. This edition recalls the effects of the pill on the sex lives of teens in the decade that also saw a new-found freedom for homosexuals.

The moving story of teenage sex lives during a decade when the pill started to be widely used by young people. The sexual revolution brought many benefits, including a new-found freedom for homosexuals. But sex before marriage could also lead to tragedy, which was most intense with the forced adoption of the babies of young teenage girls. Those in the front line of the clash between the generations tell their powerful stories.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Jul 2015 22:35

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Steve Humphries
Director Steve Humphries
Editor Andy Attenburrow
Producer Andy Attenburrow

Broadcasts

  • Mon 1 Dec 2014 22:40
  • Mon 27 Jul 2015 22:35

Blog: Uncovering the stories behind the 1970s

Blog: Uncovering the stories behind the 1970s

Director Steve Humphries on the personal testimonies which recount life in the seventies.