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Yes means yes! : visions of female sexual power & a world without rape

Author: Jaclyn Friedman; Jessica Valenti
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, ©2008.
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A modern analysis of rape by the activist author of Full Frontal Feminism calls for a greater understanding of and respect for female sexual pleasure as part of a societal effort to end rape by having men see women as equal collaborators instead of sexual conquests.
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Yes means yes!
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)607739772
Online version:
Yes means yes!
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609156953
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jaclyn Friedman; Jessica Valenti
ISBN: 9781580052573 1580052576
OCLC Number: 227574524
Description: 361 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Offensive feminism: the conservative gender norms that perpetuate rape culture, and how feminists can fight back / Jill Filipovic --
Toward a performance model of sex / Thomas MacAulay Millar --
Beyond yes or no: consent as sexual process / Rachel Kramer Bussel --
A woman's worth / Javacia N. Harris --
How do you fuck a fat woman? / Kate Harding --
Queering black female heterosexuality / Kimberly Springer --
What it feels like when it finally comes: surviving incest in real life / Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha --
A love letter from an anti-rape activist to her feminist sex-toy store / Lee Jacobs Riggs --
The fantasy of acceptable "non-consent": why the female sexual submissive scares us (and why she shouldn't) / Stacey May Fowles --
Invasion of space by a female / Coco Fusco --
When sexual autonomy isn't enough: sexual violence against immigrant women in the United States / Miriam Zoila Perez --
Trial by media: black female lasciviousness and the question of consent / Samhita Mukhopadhyay --
An old enemy in a new outfit: how date rape became gray rape and why it matters / Lisa Jervis --
Reclaiming touch: rape culture, explicit verbal consent, and body sovereignty / Hazel/Cedar Troost --
An immodest proposal / Heather Corinna --
Hooking up with healthy sexuality: the lessons boys learn (and don't learn) about sexuality, and why a sex-positive rape prevention paradigm can benefit everyone involved / Brad Perry --
The not-rape epidemic / Latoya Peterson --
Shame is the first betrayer / Toni Amato --
Why nice guys finish last / Julia Serano --
Sex worth fighting for / Anastasia Higginbotham --
Killing misogyny: a personal story of love, violence, and strategies for survival / Cristina Meztli Tzintzun --
When pregnancy is outlawed, only outlaws will be pregnant / Tiloma Jayasinghe --
Who're you calling a whore?: a conversation with three sex workers on sexuality, empowerment, and the industry / Susan Lopez, Mariko Passion, Saundra --
The process-oriented virgin / Hanne Blank --
Purely rape: the myth of sexual purity and how it reinforces rape culture / Jessica Valenti --
Real sex education / Cara Kulwicki --
In defense of going wild or: how I stopped worrying and learned to love pleasure (and how you can, too) / Jaclyn Friedman.
Responsibility: Jaclyn Friedman & Jessica Valenti [editors] ; foreword by Margaret Cho.
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A modern analysis of rape by the activist author of Full Frontal Feminism calls for a greater understanding of and respect for female sexual pleasure as part of a societal effort to end rape by having men see women as equal collaborators instead of sexual conquests.

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"Of all the arguments out there that propose how to end rape, embracing women's sexual pleasure may not sound like a likely solution. But "Yes Means Yes" argues otherwise. By investigating the myriad Read more...

 
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