Especially prevalent in medieval literature, Courtly love is a system of attitudes, myths, beliefs and rules which governed the real and imagined behavior of knights and their ladies as they pursued one another in a flirting and adulterous relationship which was supposed to flatter the lady and elevate, ennoble, and energize the knight. ...more on Wikipedia about "Courtly love"
Droit du seigneur, French for the lord's right, and jus primae noctis, Latin for law (or right) of the first night, are the terms now popularly used to describe the purported legal right of the lord of an estate to deflower its virgins. ...more on Wikipedia about "Droit de seigneur"
However, many, especially in the academic world, regard the use of modern labels as problematic, owing to differences in the ways that different societies constructed sexual orientation identities and to the connotations of modern words like "queer." For example, in many societies same-sex sex acts were expected, or completely ignored, and no identity was constructed on their basis at all. Academic works usually specify which words will be used and in which context. Readers are cautioned to avoid making assumptions about the identity of historical figures based on the use of the terms mentioned above. ...more on Wikipedia about "History of sex"
Kagema (陰間) were young male prostitutes in Edo period Japan whose clients were largely adult men. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kagema"
Libertine is the name given to certain political or social groups active in Europe in the 17th century. Libertinism was a form of freethinker philosophy, and was first derisively applied by John Calvin to a Dutch Anabaptist sect in the 16th century that rejected many of society's established mores, and advocated a community of goods and of women. ...more on Wikipedia about "Libertine"
Most cultures have social norms regarding sexuality. For example, many cultures define normal sexuality to consist only of heterosexual sex acts between married couples. However, based on information gained from studies by sexologists, a great many ordinary people's actual sex lives are very often far from "normal". ...more on Wikipedia about "Sexual norm"
The sexual revolution was a substantial change in sexual morality and sexual behavior throughout the Western world in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The trigger for the revolution was the development of the birth control pill in 1960, which gave women access to easy and reliable contraception. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sexual revolution" Pure www.shortopedia.com. Pure Information Power. History_of_human_sexuality
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