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Real girl/real world : tools for finding your true self

Author: Heather M Gray; Samantha Phillips; Ellen Forney
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Seal Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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Provides information for teenage girls about sexuality, birth control, health, body image, eating disorders, and feminism.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather M Gray; Samantha Phillips; Ellen Forney
ISBN: 1580050050 9781580050050
OCLC Number: 39281784
Notes: Offset printed.
Description: xv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The beauty standard: wasting our time on perfection. The fashion/ the bull about beauty --
An image of our own --
Body image: can't get no satisfaction? Real bodies: loving the one you have --
Where the fat girls are and proud of it --
Eating disorders: when eating goes way out of order. The hungry self --
Getting help for eating problems --
Take a good look down there: menstruation, anatomy, orgasms and masturbation. Your vagina is your friend --
Taking back our health --
Coming to terms with our sexuality. Let's talk about sex --
Out and about --
We're here, we're queer --
Love in the '90s: being in charge of our sexuality. Making sex safer --
Reality check: teen pregnancy and motherhood --
Recovering from sexual assault --
Feminism: what is it, and do we care? Pandora's pages --
Feminists organize --
Feminism grrri style --
WebFemmes --
Conclusion: Be true to yourself always.
Responsibility: by Heather M. Gray & Samantha Phillips ; illustrated by Ellen Forney.

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Written by two women in their 20s who still vividly recall what it was like to be a teenager, this guide aims to help girls make up their own minds about what kind of people they want to be. The  Read more...

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