Sexuality

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Connexions Library

Affairs: The Secret Lives of Women
Wollison, Mary Anne
Book
AlterNet
Website
Online news magazine and community featuring original journalism as well as material from many other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, hum...
Answering Camille Paglia
Roberts, Nora Ruth
Article
1996
What is important about Paglia is that she expresses more forcefully than most academics, if not more eloquently, this year's most popular half-truths. By marshaling the prejudices of many elements o...
Anti-Porn is the Theory, Repression is the Practice
Article
1987
The campaign against pornography has been one of the most visible faces of feminism for more than a decade now. Few have wanted to know whether the 'clean up' they were promoting strengthened women's ...
Arab Sexualities: Against The Current vol. 137
Drucker, Peter
Article
2008
The issue of same-sex sexualities in the Arab world is a political and intellectual minefield, and more so since 9/11 than before. In a bizarre twist, neoconservatives and other rightists who were hos...
Are We Having Sex Now or What?
Christina, Greta
Article
1992
Questions you may never have thought to ask about sex.
Beyond Gay Identity
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1997
Gay emancipation will destroy gay identity. This is a good thing, because gay identity sustains gay conformism.
Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out
Hutchins, Loraine, Kaahumanu, Lani (ed.)
Book
1991
A collection of essays by 75 authors on bisexual identity.
BiNet USA
Website
BiNet USA collects and distributes information regarding Bisexuality; facilitates the development of Bisexual community and visibility; works for the equal rights and liberation of Bisexuals and all o...
The Bisexual Identity: Changing Perspectives on Sexuality: Contributions of Kinsey and Anthropologists
Paul, Jay
Article
Cross-cultural comparisons highlight not only the differences in how sexuality is perceived, but the power of such constructs on sexual behavior.
The Black Rose
Website
Black Rose is "a non-profit organization which provides a forum for the many different expressions of power in love and play. This can include dominance and submission, bondage & discipline, fetishism...
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge, Norman
Book
2007
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
Breaking the Bonds: The Realities of Sexually Open Relationships
Watson, Mary Ann; Whitlock, Flint
Book
1982
An examination of the lives of (American) people involved in socially and/or sexually open relationships.
Burning Desires: Sex in America: A report from the field
Chappele, Steve & Talbot, David
Book
1989
Burning Desires looks at the state of sex in the aftermath of the `sexual counter-revolution' that marked the 1980s.
The Catalyst
Adamson, Sara [Antoniou, Laura]
Book
Comfort, Alex: Connexipedia Article
Article
Medical professional, gerontologist, anarchist, pacifist, conscientious objector and writer. (1920-2000).
Communism and the Family (Part Two): The Marxist Approach to Women's Liberation
Article
2015
The family is the primary institution through which bourgeois ideology in its various forms is transmitted from one generation to the next.
Connexions Annual 1994: A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Connexions Library: Sexuality Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on sexuality.
A critique of anti-assimilation
Operaista, Gayge
Article
2011
In this piece, Gayge Operaista critiques how anti-assimilation politics of many radical queer tendencies ignores class struggle, and recasts queer liberation in terms of the class struggle, countering...
Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights
Strossen, Nadine
Book
1995
Traditional explanations of why pornography must be defended from would-be censors have concentrated on censorship's adverse impacts on free speech and sexual autonomy. In contrast, Nadine Strossen fo...
Different Loving: An exploration of the world of sexual dominance and submission
Brame, G., Grame, W., Jacobs, J.
Book
1993
Explores and demystifies the worlds of BDSM, sexual power relationships, and fetishism.
Drawing the Line: Lesbian Sexual Politics on the Wall
Stewart, Susan; Blackridge, Persimmon; Jones, Lizard
Book
The End of Gay?
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1997
Gay identity is destined for oblivion once homophobia is overturned.
Eros Denied: Sex in Western Society
Young, Wayland
Book
1964
Spanning 2000 years of Western culture, Eros Denied explores the multitude of forces which through the ages have tended to suppress and pervert the sexual instincts.
The Ethical Slut: A guide to infinite sexual possibilities
Easton, Dossie; Liszt, Catherine A.
Book
1997
A guide for anyone who dreams of having all the sex and love and friendship they want. Explores the skills and issues of a life beyond tradiational lifetime monogamy, from scheduling dates to handling...
The Female Body in Western Culture
Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.)
Book
1986
The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil....
Feminism and Sadomasochism
Califia, Pat
Article
1981
Califia says that sadomasochism encourages fluidity and questions the naturalness of binary dichotomies in society.
Film as a Subversive Art
Vogel, Amos
Book
1974
Analyzes how aesthetic, sexual and ideological subversives use film to change and demystify.
The First Stone: Homosexuality and the United Church
Riordon, Michael
Book
1990
A dramatic account of the tumultuous decade-long struggle in the United Church of Canada to balance faith, sexuality and human rights. Drawing on the church's history, and more than one hundred person...
Flaunting It!
Jackson, Ed; Perksy, Stan (eds.)
Book
1982
An anthology of articles spanning the first decade of the Canadian gay liberation periodical, The Body Politic.
The Freudian Left: Wilhelm Reich, Geza Roheim, Herbert Marcuse
Robinson, Paul A.
Book
1969
Paul Robinson tries to define a particular tradition in the history of psychoanalysis - the "radical" or "left-wing" tradition - through an analysis of its three most important representatives: Wilhel...
Further Dialogue on Pornography: Pornography, Censorship, Sexuality
Herzig, Nancy; Bernabe, Rafael
Article
1997
The Church and right-wing groups have intensified their war on the three horsemen of immorality: abortion, gays and pornography. In the struggle against this, we have emphasized the need to oppose cen...
Gandhi's Truth: On the origins of militant nonviolence
Erikson, Erik H.
Book
1969
An examination of the life, vision, and actions of Mohandas Gandhi.
Giving Heads
Article
1986
Introducing Processed World #18, an issue devoted to the always-popular subject of sex.
Goodman, Paul: Connexipedia Article
Article
American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
Group Marriage: A Study of Contemporary Multilateral Marriage
Constantine, Larry L. and Joan
Book
1973
A study of more than 100 group marriages in the United States, exploring the psychology and sociology of this form of marital relationship. The study looks at how group marriages are established, who ...
Group Sex: Communal Ethics of Eroticism, Free Love, and the Extended Family
Smith, Andy
Article
2000
Is free love a relic of the past? Does principled promiscuity still persist at the dawn of the twenty-first century? Where do anti-authoritarian radicals stand in the cultural combat?
Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past
Duberman, M.B.; Vicinus, M.; George, C. Jr. (eds)
Book
1989
Eessays analyzing the political, philosophical, and social history of homosexuality from the ancient world to the postwar era.
The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study of Female Sexuality
Hite, Shere
Book
1976
The results of a survey of 3,000 American women regarding their sexuality.
The Hite Report on Male Sexuality: How men feel about love, sex, and relationships
Hite, Shere
Book
1981
Research bases on a study of 7,000 American men.
Hot Wet Holiday Sex: From Wikileaky Condoms to Yucky Zuckerburg
Block, Dr. Suzy
Article
2010
Whatever your preferences, do go on some kind of holiday sex adventure. Try not to hurt anyone, including yourself, and whatever your pleasure, enjoy it and infuse it with a sense of *sacred* solstice...
In Defence of Sex and Science: Review of Kinsey
Cantor, Helen
Article
2005
A review of the film "Kinsey".
Intimate Friendships
Ramey, James
Book
1976
Examines various forms of intimate relationship, from monogamy, to monogamy with adultery, to polygyny, polyandry and group relationships.
Jay Wiseman's Erotic Bondage Handbook
Wiseman, Jay
Book
2000
A compendium of advice on how to tie up your sweetie, or get tied up yourself.
Kinsey, Alfred: Connexipedia Article
Article
American biologist and sexologist. (1894-1956).
Liberating Sexual Desire
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1992
Everyone is potentially bisexual; the struggle for lesbian and gay equality is about the right of all people to share the joy of same-sex relationships without guilt or anxiety, and without the fear o...
Loving More
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
A newsletter published by PEP (Polyfidelitious Educational Productions), a group marriage journal and network. Previous title was PEPTALK; name was changed to Loving More starting with the Spring 1991...
Lupercalian Valentine's Day: Whip It Good
Block, Susan
Article
2011
The tradition of honoring all-inclusive, natural LUST around February 14 pre-dates classical times when Ancient Romans celebrated the Lupercalia, an archaic festival of the now obscure old shepherd go...
Making Gay Redundant
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1996
Peter Tatchell suggests that gay identity has nothing to do with biology and everything to do with homophobia. Winning gay freedom will make gay identity redundant.
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1933
Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or ...
Nature Heals: The Psychological Essays of Paul Goodman
Goodman, Paul; ed. by Taylor Stoehr
Book
1979
Adolescent sexuality, the nature of aggression, ethics, Freud, the psychology of artists, Reich, homosexuality -- large, important, and controversial issues like these fascinated Paul Goodman, and in ...
The New Sexual Radicalism: Socialist Feminist Questions About Queer Activism
Drucker, Peter
Article
2010
What are the social origins of queer? Does this current have a vision - whether implicit or explicit - of sexual liberation, and if so, what is it? What is its relationship to such emancipatory projec...
The New Sexual Radicalism: Against The Current vol. 146
Drucker, Peter
Article
2010
From its beginning in the 1990s in the United States, a “queer” activist current has gradually spread to other countries, including in recent years in Western Europe. In decades when the prevailing tr...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Sexual Diversity
Baird, Vanesse
Book
An examination of the ways in which tolerance and hostility have manifested themselves throughout history, and in current attitudes toward sexual diversity.
Obscenity exposed
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1978
The police definition of 'obscenity' gets right to the crux of the question.
Our Promiscuous Prehistory: A Review of Sex at Dawn
Block, Susan
Article
2010
Most otherwise topnotch evolutionary psychologists, primatologists and anthropologists come up with flip, vague or convoluted ways to explain away unpopular evidence. They seem to be trying to squeez...
Pansexuality
Article
Pansexuality (also referred to as omnisexuality) is a sexual orientation, characterized by the potential for aesthetic attraction, romantic love, or sexual desire towards people, regardless of their g...
The Party of Eros: Radical Social Thought and the Realm of Freedom
King, Richard
Book
1972
King looks at radical theorists -- Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich, Paul Goodman, Herbert Marcuse, and Norman O. Brown -- who have attempted to deal with the intersections of eros and power.
Paul Goodman: Writing on the Web
Website
Writings of the social critic Paul Goodman.
The Politics of Being Queer
Goodman, Paul
Article
1969
Goodman writes: "On balance, I don't know whether my choice, or compulsion, of a bisexual life has made me especially unhappy or only averagely unhappy. It is obvious that every way of life has its ha...
Porn can be good for you
Tatchell, Peter
Article
2008
While pornography can be dehumanising and exploitative, it can also be educative, liberating, empowering, fulfilling and immensely socially beneficial. It all depends on how it is made, who makes it, ...
Pornography and the Sex Censors: A review of 'Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights,' by Nadine Strossen
Crossen, Cathy
Article
1996
The pornography debacle has driven deep wedges among feminists, and has weakened the women's movement by alienating many women who cannot relate to a perceived ethos of anti-sexuality, gender antagoni...
Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality
Snitow, Ann; Stansell, Christine; Thompson, Sharon (eds.)
Book
1983
Brings together a diverse group of well-known feminist and gay writers, historians, and activists.
Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism
McCaskell, Tim
Book
2016
A political memoir by a leading gay rights and AIDS activist.
A queer take on Safe Schools and identity politics
Copland, Simon; Riley, Benjamin
Article
2016
In recent weeks, the debate over the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program has intensified, taking what is in many ways a bizarre turn. The brief suspension of program architect Roz Ward from h...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
The Railroading of Tonya Craft: A New Wave of Prosecutorial Hysteria
Anderson, William L.
Article
2010
As we have seen countless times before, the media always is ready to run over the cliff with the prosecutors, and no matter how many times the prosecution is discredited, there always is another repor...
The Regulation of Desire: Homo and Hetero Sexualities
Kinsman, Gary
Book
1987
A survey of the history of sexuality in Canada.
Revelations: Essays on Striptease and Sexuality
Dragu, Margaret, and Harrison, A.S.A.
Book
1988
A sympathetic look at a much-maligned art form.
The roots of gay oppression
Carlin, Norah
Article
2007
Marxists, since Marx and Engels themselves, have always believed that only a socialist revolution could open the way to sexual freedom and equality. The history of same-sex relations suggests that the...
Satan, the State and Anti-Sex Hysteria: Unholy Alliance of Feminists and Christian Right
Article
1996
A lengthy review of two books about the anti-sex witchhunts in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s.
Scarlet Road
Scott, Catherine
Film/Video
2011
Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specializes in a long over-looked...
The Secret Museum: Pornography in Modern Culture
Kendrick, Walter
Book
1988
Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what ...
Secret Sexual Fantasies: The Erotic Theater of the Mind
Block, Susan
Article
2013
Your fantasies are always with you, playing hide-and-seek with your perceived realities, whispering wild ideas into your inner ear, showing movies in your mind, stirring your passions mysteriously, ye...
Sensuous Magic: A Guide for Adventurous Couples
Califia, Pat
Book
1993
A peek behind the mask of dominant/submissive sexuality: an adventurous adult world of pleasure often obscured by ignorance and fear. Califia demystifies the scene for the novice, explaining the terms...
Serpents in the Garden: Liaisons with Culture and Sex
Cockburn, Alexander; St. Clair, Jeffrey
Book
2004
Essays on sex, music, art, architecture and culture from the editors and writers of CounterPunch.
Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Rayn, Christopher; Jetha, Cacilda
Book
2010
Ryan and Jethá contend that humans evolved in egalitarian groups that shared food, child care, and, often, sexual partners. Weaving together evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anato...
Sex and Ethics
Goodman, Paul
Article
1963
In America, as it is at present, most behavior -- and this is not only in sexual matters -- has nothing to do with what one is or would normally desire or naturally desire, but what is pected of one o...
Sex and Marriage in Utopian Communities in Nineteenth Century America: Nineteenth-Century America
Muncy, Raymond Lee
Book
1973
A look at original approaches to sex and marraige in the utopian communities of nineteenth-century America. Many of these communities abolished monogamy and individualism and sought ways of dealing wi...
Sex, Needs, and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay
Alderson, David
Book
2016
The belief of many in the early sexual liberation movements was that capitalism's investment in the norms of the heterosexual family meant that any challenge to them was invariably anti-capitalist. In...
Sex, Power and Pleasure
Valverde, Mariana
Book
1985
Sex Scandals America: Politics and the Ritual of Public Shaming
Rosen, David
Book
2009
A comprehensive history of sexual scandals in America from colonial times, including Pocahontas and the Puritans, to today which exposes the scandals of national political figures and celebrities and ...
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Book
1934
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
Sexual Anarchy
Showalter, Elaine
Book
1990
Showalter explores the parallels between the ends of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their representation in literature, art, and film.
Sexual Minorities Out South Sexual minorities in the Majority World: New Internationalist October 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Why and how sexual minirities are persecuted throughout the South. As well as religion, minorities are a threat to the nuclear family (the most manageable social unit) and a convenient scapegoat. Arti...
The Sexual Revolution: Toward a Self-Governing Character Structure
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1930
Wilhelm Reich summarizes the criticism of prevailing sexual conditions and conflicts as it resulted from his sex-economic researches. He analyzes the general basic traits of the conflicts in present-d...
Sexual revolution: Connexipedia Article
Article
Encompasses the changes in social thought and codes of behaviour related to sexuality throughout the Western world.
The Sexual Struggle of Youth
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1931
Sexuality and capitalism: The Italian Renaissance
Wilson, Colin
Article
2014
Revolutionary struggles against capitalism have raised, time and again, the issue of sexual liberation. Right at the start of capitalism, the English revolution of the 1640s and 1650s involved what hi...
Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation
Wolf, Sherry
Book
2009
An accessible analysis of many of the most challenging questions for those concerned with full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Essays on the roots of LGBT oppressio...
Sexuality and Class Struggle
Reiche, Reimut
Book
1968
A study of sexual issues in the emergence of the extra-parliamentary left in West Germany during the 1960s. Reiche develops a theoretical view of the evolution of sexuality in the West.
The Sexuality of Men
Metcalf, Andy; Humphries, Martin
Book
1985
Essays on aspects of male sexuality.
Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich
Ollman, Bertell
Book
1979
A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights abou...
The Socialized Penis
Litewka, Jack
Article
1974
On the sexual socialization of men in the United States.
Thy Neighbor's Wife
Talese, Gay
Book
1980
Toward A Queer Marxism?: Against The Current vol. 151
Drucker, Peter
Article
2011
Scholarly approaches to sexuality since the 1980s have become increasingly divorced from practical sexual politics, and both have largely given up on earlier attempts to engage with Marxism. Now this ...
Towards a Method for the Revolutionary Reconstruction of Everyday Life
Brown, Bruce
Article
1972
On the critique and transformation of everyday life as a key part of the struggle for revolutionary transformation. Published in Liberation magazine April 1972.
The Unfashionable Human Body
Rudolfsky, Bernard
Book
1973
A discussion of apparel, in the broadest sense of the word, and how it has reflected and shaped attitudes to the human body.
The Unknown Dimension: European Marxism Since Lenin
Howard, Dick, Klare, Karl E.
Book
1972
The radical intellectual tradition of European post-Leninist Marxism, so different from the dogma of the orthodox leftist parties, is an unknowwn dimension. This anthology sets out to recover this Mar...
Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
Goodman, Paul
Book
1951
Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman...
Whatever Happened to the Sexual Revolution?
Holz, Maxine
Article
1986
What would a future anthropologist make of the bizarre and seemingly contradictory assortment of information on sexuality available today?
What's in a name? In a racist society, everything
Irvine, Richard
Article
2010
In our society refusal to contemplate a relationship with a person from another ethnic or religious background is described and denounced as racism or bigotry. In Israel it is protected by law.
What's the Sexual Health of the Nation?: Sex, Lies and the Great Recession
Rosen, David
Article
2013
What happens to pleasure during a period of social crisis? Sex may be the best way to determine the true pulse of the nation.
A Window on Indigenous Life: Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex and History in the Small Space of Andean Life (Book Review)
Ari-Chachaki, Waskar T.
Article
2015
Book Review of Andrew Canessa's Intimate Indigeneities: Race, Sex and History in the Small Space of Andean Life.
Yes Means No?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1992
The anti-sex moralists say one thing but mean another.
Your Knife in my Life
Thomas, Linda
Article
1986
A tale of toil.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Bi.org
International site for bi-sexuals.
BiNet USA
BiNet USA collects and distributes information regarding Bisexuality; facilitates the development of Bisexual community and visibility; works for the equal rights and liberation of Bisexuals and all o...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Federation of Canadian Naturists
Established in 1985, this national non-profit organization promotes naturism/nudism in Canada and informs/represents the interests of Canadian naturist/nudist individuals, families, clubs, resorts and...
Greenery Press
Publishes books for the sexually adventurous. Greenery Press has built an international reputation for publishing the best in responsible, sexy information about all kinds of consensual non-mainstrea...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a na...
Sexsources.ca
A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools ma...
Society for Human Sexuality
Social and educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

AMEA - World Museum of Erotic Art
Imagery concerning the act of love.
British Museum of Erotic Art
The British Museum of Erotic Art was founded in mid 2006 as a web-based museum and art gallery dedicated to erotic art. The Museum aims to show an exciting blend of contemporary, vintage and classic works with a strong emphasis o...
Loving More
A place to explore polyamory, to connect with others of like mind, to explore the possibilities of honest multi-partnered relationships and to learn how to make polyamorous relating work. We are a national organization and resour...
Museum of Sex
When the Museum of Sex first emerged on New York City's Fifth Avenue on October 5, 2002, it was without precedent in the museum world. With its inaugural award-winning exhibition, NYCSEX: How New York Transformed Sex in America, ...

Sources Library

alt.sex
alt.sex is a Usenet newsgroup that was popular in the 1990s.
Anatomy of Nakedness
Ableman, Paul
1982
Of all the things we possess the only one we can really claim as our own is our body. Yet nothing else gives rise to such complex attitudes. We hide it, reveal it, flaunt it, are ashamed of it, even s...
The Art of Sexual Ecstasy
The path of sacred sexuality for western lovers
Anand, Margo
1989
Clothed Female, Naked Male
Clothed female, naked (or nude) male (on the internet sometimes abbreviated to CFNM) is a genre of erotica featuring one or more nude men and one or more clothed women.
Clothed Male, Naked Female
Clothed male, naked (or nude) female (on the internet sometimes abbreviated to CMNF) is a genre of erotica featuring one or more nude women and one or more clothed men.
Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
Muscio, Inga
1998
A feminist book by Inga Muscio that called for a breakdown in the boundaries between women and sexuality.
Cybersex
Cybersex, also called computer sex, Internet sex, netsex, mudsex, TinySex and, colloquially, cybering, is a virtual sex encounter in which two or more persons connected remotely via computer network s...
Eros (concept)
Eros, also called marital love, is passionate love, with sensual desire and longing. The Modern Greek word "erotas" means "Intimate Love". The term erotic is derived from eros.
The Erotic Arts
Webb, Peter
1975
Covers the uses of erotic themes in various branches of the arts at all times and in many civilizations.
Future Sex
Witt, Emily
2016
In Future Sex, Witt explores Internet dating, Internet pornography, polyamory, and avant-garde sexual subcultures as sites of possibility.
Heterosexuality
Heterosexuality consists of sexual behaviour, practices, and identity predicated on a primary preference or desire for the opposite sex.
Homosexuality
Homosexuality is romantic or sexual attraction or behavior among members of the same sex/gender.
Human Sexual Response Cycle
The human sexual response cycle is a four-stage model of physiological responses during sexual stimulation.
I think explicit consent laws are a mistake
deBoer, Fredrik
2014
I want to talk a little bit about the burgeoning movement for explicit consent laws. These laws change the typical standard from "no means no" to "only yes means yes." As the article puts it, "Student...
The Joy of Sex
A Cordon Bleu Guide to Love Making
Comfort, Alex
1972
A gourmet guide to love-making.
Kama Sutra
An ancient Indian Hindu text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature.
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana
Translated from the Sanskrit. In Seven Parts With Preface, Introduction and Concluding Remarks
Vatsyayana. Translated by Richard Burton
An ancient Indian Hindu text widely considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior in Sanskrit literature written by Va-tsya-yana.
Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving
Masters, William H., Johnson, Virginia E, Kolodny, Robert C.
1985
Sex researchers William H. Masters, Virginia E. Johnson, and Robert C. Kolodny present a comprehensive and readable survey of their findings on the complexities - biological, psychological, and social...
Masters and Johnson
The Masters and Johnson research team, composed of William Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disord...
The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt1725-1798
Casanova, Giacomo Girolamo
1798
The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, by Arthur Symons.
The Mistress Condition
Breslin, Catherine
1976
A look at some [American] women who live outside of conventional marriage.
Nyotaimori
Nyotaimori, often referred to as "body sushi," is the extremely rare practice of serving sashimi or sushi from the body of a woman, typically naked.
The rise and rise of sexology
Turner,Christopher
2014
Christopher Turner examines some of the objects found in the Institute of Sexology and finds that the pioneers of the study of sex were not just campaigners but political activists and collectors.
Sex
In biology, sex is a process of combining and mixing genetic traits, often resulting in the specialization of organisms into a male or female variety (known as a sex). Sexual reproduction involves com...
Sex in History
Tannahill, Reay
1980
Tannahill draws on the findings of anthropology, archaeology, bio-chemistry, genetics, physiology, and psychoanalysis, as well as art, architecture, literature, and theology, in order to place the hum...
Sex magic
Sex Magic is a term for various types of sexual activity used in magical, ritualistic or otherwise religious and spiritual pursuits. One practice of sex magic is using the energy of sexual arousal or ...
Sexuality Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to sexuality in the Sources directory for the media.
Touching
The Human Significance of the Skin
Montagu, Ashley
1972
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.

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