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Sexuality's Southward Shift: The Belly

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Sexuality's Southward Shift: The Belly

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Sexuality's Southward Shift: The Belly

Sexuality's Southward Shift: The Belly

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Commentator Susan Straight went to Disneyland with her teenage daughters recently. While they were there, they saw many, many exposed navels. These days, the belly represents sex, she observes, just as breasts did in the 1950s.