Would You Pass A Sex Ed Test In 1957?

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So, you think you’re a ’50s sexpert.

So, you think you're a '50s sexpert.

Well, let’s find out!

But first, you should know about real-life ’50s sexpert: Lester A. Kirkendall, sex educator and Oregon State College professor of family life. In 1957, he revised and updated a booklet he originally published in 1947, called Understanding Sex. It was part of a series of booklets aimed at young people to help them solve “the problems of everyday living.” With his updated volume, Kirkendall aimed to answer common questions about sex and to teach “desirable attitudes towards sexual behavior and relationships with members of the other sex…”

Answer the questions below to see if you would’ve passed a Kirkendall-taught course in “family life!”

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