The Sex Side of Life

Date: 1930

Region: North America

Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature

Artist: Mary Ware Dennett

Confronting Bodies: United States Government

Dates of Action: 1930

Location: USA

Description of Artwork: "The Sex Side of Life... This was a tame, moralistic manual of elementary anatomy and marital love... "

The Incident: "... Sex educator Mary Ware Dennet was also prosecuted and convicted... for her book, The Sex Side of Life."

Results of Incident: Unknown.

Source: Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy, Marjorie Heins, New Press,'93, NYC