When we think of the wild West, the first thing that comes to mind are cowboys with guns on both hips, but we never ask ourselves how would be the sex at that time.
The nature puritan of the american colonists them coartaba to speak openly about sex. Prostitution was present in all parties, but the people he confessed to what he liked to do in bed.
Despite the fact that it was a taboo subject, some data are quite interesting and eye-catching that you probably didn’t know.
Gender roles were not very marked, and homosexuality was something normal
Even if you think that at that time there was already the stereotype of a hard man, very male and weak woman who had to be rescued by her beloved, nothing could be further from the reality.
The society of the Far West allowed each person who would like to be.
When, for example, in fields miners not had too many women to many men, many of them were sexual relations between them.
Prostitution was the order of the day
In the Old West, prostitution was basic in any city. The most surprising thing was accepted that it was.
In some places, women walked the streets with a sheet so that, when someone needed their work, they could knock down on the floor and have sex at the same time.
In other places, this profession was more prestigious, and men flocked to the grandiose brothels run by ladies with a high power.
The majority of prostitutes were young, mostly under 30 years of age, without education and, in many cases, illiterate. Some were immigrants, and the prices is stipulated not only by physical but also by the nationality and ethnicity of the girl.
Did not take contraceptive measures
In a time of prostitution is rampant and little contraception, the most normal thing would be that born children everywhere. However, the prostitutes choose to always abort taking any substance that contained poisonous ingredients and inducing the miscarriage.
The oral sex was too much for the cowboys
The fellatio was considered something too strange to americans during this time. There is evidence that even the prostitutes were against.
As you can see, sex in the wild West had its peculiarities. In certain aspects, were not far both from the present, but in others, such as abortions or oral sex, yes there was quite a difference.