As the 1960s opened, parents, journalists, and academic specialists interested in adolescent sexuality seemed to agree that the major issue confronting youth was the threat posed by going steady. Dating security certainly continued as a primary motivation for the practice of going steady. In spite of the lurid media attention to love clubs and promiscuous sex on college campuses, the sexual organization formerly known as going steady still provided context for most of the adolescent sex in United States. Within the steady complex, girls had established the priority of permissiveness with affection over double standard. By late 1950s and early 1960s, two of risks of unmarried sexuality is pregnancy and venereal infection seemed far less threatening. One of the common assumptions about the 1960s is that the sudden appearance of the birth control pill led to the sexual revolution.