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21(5) TV Shows That Revolutionized How We See Women and Sex

A look at 50 years of female sexuality on the small screen fromI Love Lucy and Bewitched to Game of Thrones and Masters
of Sex

We live in a culture consumed by sex, and yet it is still rare to see realistic portrayals of female sexuality. That’s starting to change, thanks to shows woman-produced shows like Girls, Orange Is the New Black and Masters of Sex (which begins its second season on Ju
ly 13). But the struggle to make women’s desire less taboo on TV has been a long and slow process: Masters of Sex owes much of its success to groundbreaking shows like Sex and the City, Seinfeld and even I Love Lucy. Here’s a short history of female sexual empowerment onscreen (in reverse chronological order):

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Tags: buffyverse / whedonverse, game of thrones (hbo), masters of sex (showtime), orange is the new black (netflix), television
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