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On International Women’s Day, a Woman’s Pleasure

Today was International Women’s Day. There were articles written by thoughtful well-meaning women and smart indomitable women, coming together to welcome our progress and caution about the obstacles yet to conquer. I couldn’t help but feel pre-emptively weary of reading these articles. These last few months have been such a scathing beating of American women […]

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The Terrible Trio of Women’s Sexuality: Shame, Blame, and Fear

Warning: Jaclyn Friedman expects a lot from you.  I’ll tell you now before you even open the pages of her new book What You Really, Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety.  When she says “guide,” what she really means is “workbook.”  Why?  Because as she points out numerous times, the […]

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