Sex sovit

Sexual freedom and emancipation of women were seen as part of the struggle against religion, grammar schools, the teaching of Greek and Latin, work uniforms, and the czarist-era Table of Ranks.

It was at this time that homosexuality was also de-criminalized.

Even in the 1960s, people seeking a divorce had to put an ad in the Vechernei Moskve newspaper.

Only very powerful people could afford to divorce quietly.

An unmarried woman just left that line blank in the child's birth certificate.

Founded in 1978 as Interior and became Soviet Sex in 1980.

The pictures could be divided into two unequal groups: The smaller group included reprints of foreign photos, and the larger were charming, homemade photos.

They all seemed to feature iron beds with nickel-plated knobs, lace pillows, and paintings of bears by Shishkin on the walls.

They released one album in 1981 (also appears on Vinyl Magazine flexi with Z' EV), before the band transformed into Blue Murder (without bass player Peter Klashorst, who persued a succesfull carreer as a painter).

In 1997 Soviet Sex returned with the addition of singer and actress Ellen ten Damme and made album Hotel Winston…

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