Years ago there was an incendiary article in our local free newspaper. It was called, Berkeley's Dirty Little Secret.
The article exposed an unseemly aspect of the 60's, one that isn't touted in the flattering history books. The dirty little secret was the widespread sexual abuse of children.
While parents were ingesting copious amounts of drugs, while they were off picketing and protesting, there was no one to look after the children. With communal living, the newest roommate took advantage of all that freedom by preying on the little ones. And with the nuclear family an oppressive relic of the past, sketchy lovers and others had easy access to the kids.
Go read it all, if you have the stomach for it.