Sex: The Revolution

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Sex: The Revolution
Genre Documentary series
Written by Martin Torgoff
Directed by Hart Perry
Starring David Crosby, Phil Donahue, Hugh Hefner, Erica Jong, Ariel Levy, Gloria Steinem, et al.
Composer(s) Steve Jordan, Matthew Houser, Meegan Voss
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 4
Production
Executive producer(s) Brad Abramson, Michael Hirschorn, Lynne Kirby, Stephen Mintz, et al.
Producer(s) Richard Lowe
Cinematography Hart Perry, Robert Teten, Holt Haynsworth
Editor(s) François Keraudren, Jason Schmidt
Production company(s) Perry Films
Distributor VH1 Television
Release
Original network VH1
Original release May 12 (2008-05-12) – May 15, 2008 (2008-05-15)

Sex: The Revolution was a four-part 2008 American documentary miniseries that aired on VH1 and The Sundance Channel. It chronicled the rise of American interest in sexuality from the 1950s through the 1990s.

The version shown on VH1 was pixelated to censor nudity including in discussions of censorship of nudity. VH1 Latin America aired the uncensored version.

Episodes[edit]

"Save It 'Til Marriage:" first aired Monday, May 12, 2008, focused on sexual repression of the 1950s

"The Big Bang:" first aired Tuesday, May 13, 2008, the sexual explosion of the 1960s

"Do Your Thing:" first aired Wednesday, May 14, 2008, the sexual independence of the 1970s

"Tainted Love:" first aired Thursday, May 15, 2008, the tail end of the revolution during the late 1970s and early 1980s. And the beginning of AIDS.

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