The 1970s Was The Most Fabulous Time To Be a Woman

Women in the 1970s reported the highest rates of happiness. The Gen X kids know why.

Carlyn Beccia
History of Women
Published in
6 min readMay 9, 2024

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The 1970s Was The Most Fabulous Time To Be a Woman
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Ask any woman born in the 1970s and she will tell you it was the grooviest time to be alive. Americans preached peace and love while going to war, and feminists burnt bras while never actually burning any bras.

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Carlyn Beccia
History of Women

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com