1960s dating customs
The year is 1960 when we meet ad agent Sal, but 1950s norms and values still cling to the new decade.
Initially, Sal is a sweet closet case who claims never to have had sex with a man.
Real identities were not used so it was a service that relied very much on pure chance as to who you would end up with.
A little later, in 1825, a London based Agency opened its doors to business.
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This has been particularly effective when it comes to ‘s queer characters.
Jante Law consists of cultural premises that have influence in many facets of Norwegian life.
The law, which has tenets of humility, fosters the goal of equal partnerships in dating.
So long in fact, that we’d need to go all the way back to the 16century when courting was rooted in the era of arranged marriages.
Believe it or not the first agency was run by Parish Vicars, who would put together lists of candidates who they believed were compatible for marriage.
Whereas a less sophisticated show might throw in a gay character haphazardly, the queers on this show reflect a linear evolution which mirrors changing societal mores.