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Barker, Meg-John

Summary: "Sex is everywhere. It's in the stories we love - and the stories we fear. It defines who we are and our place in society...at least we're told it ought to. Sex and sexuality can seem like a house of horrors, full of monsters and potential pitfalls. We often live with fear, shame and frustration when it comes to our own sexuality, and with judgement when it comes to others'... With compassion,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.709 BAR

Summary: Sexualia takes a lavishly illustrated and expertly written look at human sexuality, its practices and traditions, in cultures from ancient times up through the present day. Written by an international team of cultural critics, scientists, and anthropologists, this book shows an astonishing variety of reactions to the possibilities and problems of sexuality in the course of history. Sexualia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Könemann 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 306.7 BIS

Porath, Jason

Summary: "A brazen, uproarious collection of illustrations of tough women both historical and fantastical-too awesome, too fierce, and sometimes too weird. These are not fantasy tales of blushing ingenues and happily-ever-afters. Here are the real unsung women of history, real and from literature, mythology and folklore. Illustrated in a contemporary animation style, Rejected Princesses dismisses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 POR

Allred, Alexandra Powe

Summary: "When Women Stood is an unapologetically new sport and social history that unveils the often-overlooked chronicle of women and their fight for equality. From early Amazons and suffragists to modern-day athletes and social influencers, this is an eye-opening history of women told through the always-influential world of sports"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.082 ALL

Zimmerman, Jonathan

Summary: "Too Hot to Handle is the first truly international history of sex education. As Jonathan Zimmerman shows, the controversial subject began in the West and spread steadily around the world over the past century. As people crossed borders, however, they joined hands to block sex education from most of their classrooms. Examining key players who supported and opposed the sex education movement,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 ZIM

Baker, David

Summary: "An evolutionary history of sex that reveals how two billion years of genetic ancestry, from the first aquatic creatures to primate societies, influences human sexuality today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment, LLC 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.709 BAK

Strömquist, Liv

Summary: "Activist Liv Strömquist riffs on outrageous obsessions with menstruation and genitalia."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.042 STR

Kipnis, Laura

Summary: "A fiercely argued, keenly insightful, hilarious investigation of the impact of COVID-19 on sexual and romantic relationships, in which the author situates her own and others' coupled lockdown experiences against larger backdrop: the politics of the virus, economic disparities, changing gender relations, the ongoing institutional crack-ups prompted by #MeToo and #BLM"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.73 KIP

Lerner, Gerda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.409 LER

Lieberman, Hallie

Summary: "A riveting history that tells the story of sex toys from ancient phalluses to 21st century vibrating rabbits. [Lieberman] focuses on the period from the 1950s through the present, when sex toys evolved from symbols of female emancipation to tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS to consumerist marital aids and finally to mainstays of today's pop culture. Lieberman's history is populated by vivid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 LIE

Gibson, Marion

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Witchcraft is a dramatic journey through thirteen witch trials across history, some famous--like the Salem witch trials--and some lesser-known: on Vardø island, Norway, in the 1620s, where an indigenous Sami woman was accused of murder; in France in 1731, during the country's last witch trial, where a young woman was pitted against her confessor and cult leader; in Pennsylvania in 1929 where a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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Herman, Eleanor

Summary: While Americans have a reputation for being strait-laced, many of the nation’s leaders have been anything but puritanical. Alexander Hamilton had a steamy affair with a blackmailing prostitute. John F. Kennedy swam nude with female staff in the White House swimming pool. Is it possible the qualities needed to run for president—narcissism, a thirst for power, a desire for importance—go hand in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 HER

Hummer, Jill Abraham

Summary: "This book is a history of first ladies beginning with Lou Henry Hoover and ending with Michelle Obama, discussing how they defined their role with a focus on how they related to women's issues and how they participated in politics. Hummer explores the intersection of personality and the first ladies' personal ambition and relationship with their presidential spouse, with the social and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 HUM

Hirshman, Linda R

Summary: "The first history--incisive, witty, fascinating--of the fight against sexual harassment, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Sisters in Law"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 HIR

Barker, Meg-John

Summary: "An essential comic-book journey from the creators of Queer: A Graphic History that will change the way you think about gender. Is masculinity 'toxic?' Why are public toilets such a political issue? How has feminism changed the available gender roles - and for whom? Why might we all benefit from challenging binary thinking about sex/gender? In this unique illustrated guide, Meg-John Barker and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books Ltd 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 BAR

Zeitz, Joshua.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 ZEI

Mackrell, Judith.

Summary: The forefront British dance critic and award-nominated author of Bloomsbury Ballerina presents a revisionist assessment of the movement that shattered the boundaries of conventional femininity through the lives of six figures that exemplified it, including Lady Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Tallulah Bankhead, Zelda Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker and Tamara de Lempicka.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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Summary: The collection includes writings from an impressive array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, including bestselling authors Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray, and Margaret Stohl; Hollywood heavy-hitters such as Quvenzhane Wallis; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 BEC

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 BEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.4 De La Cruz 2017

Cote, Rachel Vorona

Summary: "Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, TOO MUCH explores how culture corsets women's bodies, souls, and sexualities-and how we might finally undo the strings"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 COT

Summary: After years of relative obscurity, Alice Guy Blach is now being recognized for her role in the development of the cinematic arts. Beginning as a typist for the Gaumont Company, she volunteered to produce a series of novelty films. So successful were her films, and so efficient her methods, she eventually became the studio's head of production. During cinema's first decade, the multi-talented...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALI

Davis, Lisa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Based on the author's viral New York Times op-ed, a heartfelt celebration of the tomboy phenomenon and its implications for girlhood explores its origins in a Victorian ideal and role in shaping history, science and culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Go 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.409 DAV

Clift, Eleanor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 320.083 Clift

Brittney, Lynn

Summary: "A high-profile murder propels a unique crime-fighting team into the dark environs of London's underworld--and on a terrifying quest to track a ruthless killer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Ball, Carlos A.

Summary: "An accurate picture of the LGBTQ rights movement's achievements is incomplete without this surprising history of how corporate America joined the cause. Legal scholar Carlos Ball tells the overlooked story of how LGBTQ activism aimed at corporations since the Stonewall riots helped turn them from enterprises either indifferent to or openly hostile toward sexual minorities and transgender...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 BAL

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