Without Condoms
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Without Condoms

After years of activism, risk awareness, and AIDS prevention, increasing numbers of gay men are not using condoms, and new infections of HIV are on the rise. Using case studies and exhaustive survey research, this timely, groundbreaking book allows men who have unprotected sex, a practice now known as "barebacking," to speak for themselves on their willingness to risk it all. Without Condoms takes a balanced look at the profound need...

Sex Marks the Spot
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Sex Marks the Spot

It's easy to get 'stuck in a rut', but Jennifer helps us find creative ways to add some sugar and spice things up! It doesn't matter if you are shy or if you're an extrovert, she's got ideas for every type of person. You don't have to do a lot of preparation, or sit down and read, read, read. Her format makes it quick to grab an idea. So when the mood strikes, you won't be taking more than 1 minute to find something 'new'. What I rea...

Sex and the American Teenager: Seeing Through the Myths and Confronting the Issues
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Sex and the American Teenager

Sex and the American Teenager by R. Murray Thomas is a comprehensive look at the questions and problem with which teenagers, parents and school administrators are grappling as they make decisions about sex. Why are these students behaving the way they do? How do they make decisions on whether or not to have sex. Should schools teach sex education? If so what should they teach and does it matter. What are the influencers of these teen...

Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: 2nd Edition
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Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: 2nd Edition

Breaking new ground, both substantively and stylistically, Introducing the New Sexuality Studies,Second Edition offers students and academics an engaging, thought-provoking introduction and overview of the social study of sexualities. Its central premise is to explore the social construction of sexuality, the role of social differences such as race or nationality in creating sexual variation, and the ways sex is entangled in relation...

A Parent's Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out
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A Parent's Guide to Sex, Drugs, and Flunking Out

Targeting parents of the college-bound, Epstein (former associate director, U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Ctr. for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention) considers many issues, including course selection, student credit cards, and the titular sex and drugs. The dramatic title belies Epstein's gentle intent: "keeping open the lines of communication with your child will increase the probability that your child chooses the...

Taking Sex Differences Seriously
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Taking Sex Differences Seriously

Luckily, on the occasions when we find ourselves under fire for our own personal choices or the choices of our ancestors, which is what political correctness demands from anyone born male, blasphemers like myself can find sanctuary in Steven E. Rhoads's delightful new book, Taking Sex Differences Seriously. Upon finishing Rhoads's work, many readers will discover that they have renewed respect for the nature of women, and, perhaps, u...

Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity
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Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity

This book is beyond vital. It is the anthology I've always yearned for, but never realized could be real. Nonbinary blows open the core of the thing, goes straight for the heart, burrows deep and then some. In a world that insists trans and nonbinary people adopt consistent, easy-to-digest messaging about who we are, this anthology stands bravely above the noise, boldly declaring our multiplicity as our beauty, our contradiction as o...

Bombay Going : Nepali Migrant Sex Workers in an Anti-Trafficking Era
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Bombay Going : Nepali Migrant Sex Workers in an Anti-Trafficking Era

"An important and rich account of Tamang women's experience of sex work: drawing upon 10 years of extraordinary fieldwork—in Maoist-controlled villages in central Nepal and in Mumbai’s red-light district—Åsman focuses on the agency of Tamang women who have gone to work in those brothels and their efforts to remain connected to, to provide support for, and to return to their Nepal homes. Åsman's is a much-needed, in-depth, empathetic,...