Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health

By Sana Loue

Sexual threat behaviors have encouraged profound principles and potent teamwork. yet because the early historical past of AIDS demonstrates, whilst sexual perform is a part of the equation, a similar daring thinkers might be stymied, or simply silent. secure intercourse and monogamy were proposed as solutions to a gamut of social difficulties, yet there's usually little consensus on what those phrases mean.

Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and future health replaces delusion and stereotype with meticulously documented findings on actual humans and their behaviors of their social, environmental, and person contexts. writer Sana Loue examines the variety of partnerships not just within the U.S. but in addition Europe and the constructing international, targeting either consenting relationships and exploitative sexual interactions:

- forms of monogamy among consenting adults

- Relationships concerning a number of grownup partners

- Incest, pedophilia, and baby marriage

- intercourse paintings, trafficking, and pornography

- Fetishes and comparable behaviors

All chapters cogently deal with the well-being matters that come up from those preparations, concluding with implications for examine, prevention, and intervention.

Throughout, Loue argues for a standard language throughout disciplines and demanding situations her readers—therapists, overall healthiness care companies, and policymakers alike—to reconsider their assumptions approximately consumers, their overall healthiness wishes, and the groups they represent.

"Dr. Loue's paintings is a very major scholarly contribution to a subject matter too usually characterised by way of pseudo-science and ideological distortions. "Sexual Partnering, Sexual Practices, and Health" may still turn out a useful source for researchers and group practitioners alike in assisting comprehend dimensions of sexual perform, and designing more suitable methods to sexual well-being and violence prevention."

-Earl Pike, govt Director, AIDS Taskforce of better Cleveland

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Adventures in the Orgasmatron: How the Sexual Revolution Came to America

By Christopher Turner

One of The Economist’s 2011 Books of the 12 months
A Boston Globe most sensible Nonfiction publication of 2011

     good sooner than the Nineteen Sixties, a sexual revolution was once below approach in the United States, led by way of expatriated ecu thinkers who observed an enormous nation ripe for liberation. In Adventures within the Orgasmatron, Christopher Turner tells the revolution’s story—an illuminating, exciting, frequently extraordinary tale of intercourse and technological know-how, ecstasy and repression.

     significant to the narrative is the orgone box—a tall, slim building of wooden, steel, and metal wool. an individual who sat within the field, it used to be proposal, may possibly increase his or her “orgastic potential.” The field used to be the discovery of Wilhelm Reich, an outrider psychoanalyst who confronted a federal ban at the orgone field, an FBI research, a fraught come upon with Einstein, and bouts of paranoia.

     In Turner’s vibrant account, Reich’s efforts expected these of Alfred Kinsey, Herbert Marcuse, and different well known thinkers—efforts that caused a change of Western perspectives of sexuality in methods even the thinkers themselves couldn't have imagined.

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Diary of a Submissive: A Modern True Tale of Sexual Awakening

By Sophie Morgan

The “real” Fifty colours of Grey…A real lifestyles erotic story of woman submission to rival The tale of O.

In Diary of a Submissive, Sophie Morgan candidly explains what precisely an self sustaining, twenty first century girl will get out of relinquishing her strength and private freedom in a submissive dating with a dominant guy for his or her mutual sexual pleasure.

In the wake of Fifty colours of Grey, here's a memoir that gives the genuine tale of what's ability to be a submissive and follows Sophie’s tale as she progresses from her early erotic reports via to experimenting together with her newfound woke up sexuality.  From the endorphin rush of her first spanking all over to being collared, she explains in frank and particular model her sexual explorations.  But it isn’t till she meets James, a true lifestyles ‘Christian Grey,’ that her obstacles and sexual fetishism are quite driven. As her dating with James travels into darker and darker areas, the query turns into: the place will it finish? Can Sophie reconcile her sexuality with the remainder of her existence, and is it attainable for the fitting guy to be completely cruel?

Daring, debatable, and sensual, Diary of a Submissive is full of a charming heat and impressive honesty such that nobody— guy or woman—will be capable of placed Sophie's tale down. when you learn the e-book you are going to comprehend why Sophie Morgan is a pseudonym.

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Sex in Development: Science, Sexuality, and Morality in Global Perspective

Sex in improvement examines how improvement initiatives all over the world meant to advertise inhabitants administration, affliction prevention, and maternal and baby wellbeing and fitness deliberately and by chance form rules approximately what constitutes “normal” sexual practices and identities. From intercourse schooling in Uganda to aids prevention in India to kinfolk making plans in Greece, a number of websites of improvement paintings on the topic of intercourse, sexuality, and copy are tested within the wealthy, ethnographically grounded essays during this quantity. those essays display that principles relating to morality are again and again enacted in ostensibly value-neutral efforts to place into perform a “global” schedule reflecting the newest clinical science.

Sex in improvement combines the cultural research of sexuality, evaluations of world improvement, and technological know-how and expertise reviews. no matter if contemplating the resistance encountered by way of representatives of an American pharmaceutical corporation trying to educate Russian medical professionals a “value loose” strategy to provide sufferers contraception or the stress among Tibetan Buddhist rules of fertility and the modernization schemes of the chinese language executive, those essays exhibit that makes an attempt to make intercourse a common ethical item to be controlled and regulated go away a number of ethical ambiguities of their wake as they're engaged, resisted, and reinvented in several methods in the course of the world.

Contributors. Vincanne Adams, Leslie Butt, Lawrence Cohen, Heather Dell, Vinh-Kim Nguyen, Shanti Parikh, Heather Paxson, Stacy Leigh Pigg, Michele Rivkin-Fish

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Girl Factory: A Memoir

By Karen Dietrich

It’s 1985 in a small manufacturing unit city close to Pittsburgh. Eight-year-old Karen’s mom and dad are lifelong employees on the Anchor Glass plant, the place one Saturday, an worker is going on a taking pictures spree, killing 4 supervisors, then himself. This occasion splits the younger girl’s existence open, and prefer her mom, she starts to hunt convenience in obsessive rituals and superstitions.
          This superbly evocative memoir chronicles the following fourteen years, as Karen strikes via girlhood, formative years, and younger maturity. It illuminates small-town manufacturing facility existence; explores a sophisticated mother-daughter bond; thoughtfully unfolds a sensible, yet insecure girl’s coming of age; achingly recounts her makes an attempt to exploit intercourse to slot in; and finally uncovers the buried mystery from her childhood—a clinical dossier with an insufferable report.
           The lady Factory deftly travels the intersections of reminiscence and beginning. Karen’s physique recollects info her brain has attempted to regulate. because the younger lady mines her inside panorama for solutions, definite questions persist. the place does reminiscence live—in the physique or the brain? and will you rewrite the tale of your past?

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Queer: A Novel

For greater than 3 a long time, whereas its writer's international reputation elevated, Queer remained unpublished due to its forthright depiction of gay longings. Set within the corrupt and spectral Mexico urban of the 40s, Queer is the tale of William Lee, a guy troubled with either acute heroin withdrawal and romantic and sexual yearnings for an detached consumer named Eugene Allerton. The narrative is punctuated through Lee's outrageous "routines" — fabulous comedian monologues that foreshadow Naked Lunch —yet the ambience is heavy with foreboding.

In his awesome creation, Burroughs displays at the shattering occasions in his existence that lay at the back of this work.

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Historia medieval del sexo y del erotismo

By Ana Martos Rubio

“Así pues, encontramos una obra imprescindible y accesible para curiosos de toda condición, a pesar de que se hace más conveniente como libro de consulta que de lectura, especialmente en los primeros capítulos.”
(Web Anika entre libros)

“Con un lenguaje sencillo y práctico los angeles, autora nos habla de un tema tabú en l. a. Edad Media: el sexo. Aunque l. a. iglesia católica se empeñaba en tratar al sexo como algo impuro, vergonzoso y sucio, lo cierto es que, realmente, l. a. época medieval no fue tan puritana como siempre habíamos creído.”
(Web Literariamente hablando)

Contra l. a. creencia generalizada, los angeles Edad Media fue un periodo en donde el goce sexual fue considerado una prioridad médica y se escribieron numerosos tratados sobre erotismo.

Persiste l. a. notion de que los angeles Edad Media fue una época oscura y puritana, pero lejos de esa thought, el Medievo fue una época compleja en l. a. que se mezclaba el temor al pecado carnal con un erotismo exacerbado fruto de las teorías médicas en boga. Historia medieval del sexo y del erotismo nos lleva a recorrer esta etapa compleja y de teorías contradictorias, en los angeles que pronto surgirán discusiones sobre los angeles procreación, los angeles lujuria y los angeles sexualidad que quedaron plasmados en textos como el Codex Vidobonensis, el Canon de Avicena, o el De Coitu. Estos textos mostrarán l. a. clara influencia de l. a. medicina griega sobre l. a. medicina medieval y el asombro que sentían los médicos medievales por cuestiones tan cotidianas como l. a. menstruación o el deseo sexual.

El libro de Ana Martos, no obstante, no es sólo un tratado sobre medicina y sexualidad medieval, sino que acompañan los angeles obra una serie de relatos sobre confabulaciones políticas e historias de amor entre reyes y reinas sin las que el tema primary sería inexplicable. También debe hacer una pequeña incursión en las teorías filosóficas, teológicas y científicas, y en las creaciones literarias, que determinaron l. a. sexualidad y el amor, carnal o platónico, de l. a. época. Para los médicos griegos, el esperma femenino participaba también en l. a. procreación por lo que cualquier técnica destinada a propiciar su secreción y el orgasmo femenino period considerada dentro de l. a. moralidad cristiana, desde ese momento proliferan los libros y manuales sobre erotismo, existía sin embargo, una corriente inspirada en Aristóteles que sostenía que los angeles mujer period mero receptáculo y su placer, por tanto, innecesario. El triunfo de esta corriente llevará asociado los angeles condena religiosa del orgasmo femenino y el sometimiento sexual que ha durado hasta hace bien poco.

Razones para comprar los angeles obra:

• los angeles obra nos muestra el origen sobre más de un tabú sexual que ha llegado a nuestros días con el fin de explicar los angeles falta de fundamento de dichos prejuicios.
• Mezcla dos historias curiosas y asombrosas que son fundamentales para comprender al ser humano: los angeles historia del erotismo y l. a. historia de los angeles medicina.
• l. a. Edad Media dio origen a numerosas formas de amor que se repiten, con sutiles variaciones en los clichés de películas y novelas contemporáneas.
• El libro tiene numerosas imágenes que ilustran el contenido del texto y una bibliografía para quien quiera profundizar en el tema.

Una obra que mezcla los angeles historia de l. a. medicina y los angeles del erotismo, pero también nos mostrará los tópicos que han llegado hasta nuestros días como los angeles relación entre masturbación y ceguera, los desperfectos que causa l. a. mujer cuando menstrua o los sofocos y desmayos del mal de amores decimonónico.

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The Art of the Pimp: One Man's Search for Love, Sex, and Money

By Dennis Hof

Dennis Hof, owner of the world-famous Moonlite BunnyRanch brothel and the P.T. Barnum of prostitution, charts his route to popularity and infamy, whereas meting out homespun knowledge approximately intercourse, revenues, funds, and the way to stay because the country’s so much recognizable pimp.

In The paintings of the Pimp, Dennis Hof bargains a hilarious, insightful, behind-the-scenes examine existence because the owner of The Moonlight BunnyRanch, the world’s most renowned criminal brothel, and recounts his chaotic existence because the king of America’s intercourse undefined. Hof, the superstar of HBO’s significantly lauded sequence Cathouse, unearths the tips of turning methods, the secrets and techniques of his outrageous advertising stunts, and scandalous information of his friendships with porn stars, prostitutes, and politicians. Readers will learn the way Hof’s “girls” negotiate the top costs for intercourse, the soiled little secrets and techniques of having males to fall in love with them, and the interior stories of “The female friend Experience,” the number 1 asked menu merchandise. The artwork of the Pimp will take readers on a wild trip via his numerous sexual conquests, romantic disasters, and enterprise successes.

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Heterophobia: Sexual Harassment and the Future of Feminism (American Intellectual Culture)

By Daphne Patai

What does it suggest to be a feminist at the present time? may still girls require specific laws to guard them from sexual harassment? Daphne Patai's debatable examine the nation's present epidemic of sexual harassment fees solutions those questions and illuminates complicated ideological struggles inside of modern feminism. via investigating the continuing makes an attempt to manage sexual behavior, Heterophobia argues that women's pursuit of a "comfortable" setting has created a feminist-induced hostility towards males and heterosexuality. Patai identifies the origins and evolution of "the sexual harassment industry," and he or she provides instances of these males and girls whose lives have been ruined by means of fake or frivolous fees of harassment. A scathing feedback of political and sexual "correctness," this thought-provoking and powerfully argued booklet is certain to incite debate between all americans excited by the legacy and way forward for women's rights.

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