Monday, May 13, 2013

~ Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire

Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire

In Jane Sexes It Up, 20 young, progressive feminists reflect on the limitations they think are imposed by establishment feminism on their bodies and their behavior. In these essays, headed up by editor Merri Lisa Johnson’s “Generation X Does the Sex Wars,” the writers c

This book is extraordinary. It provides first-person narratives on a wide variety of sex-positive practices/experiences, and also argues that such practices/experiences are normal. Reading this book should make any woman feel more comfortable with the thoughts/wants/needs she has that may seem to be anti-feminist in nature.

Personally, as a feminist-identified stripper, I was thrilled to see that such a book had been compiled. Each narrative is intelligent and edited perfectly. At times the stories are hilarious, at other times sad. Its honesty is unbelievably refreshing (feminists DO experience seemingly-anti-feminist feelings), and inspiring. You can read this book all the way through, or you can peruse different subjects and read the (relatively) short essays one-by-one.

I would recommend this book to any woman...especially those with internalized feelings of sexual guilt, or even those who are merely curious about topics like stripping, spanking,...

Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire is one of best selling in Sex category.

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