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Browning, Frank

Summary: "Frank Browning takes us into human gender geographies around the world, from gender-neutral kindergartens in Chicago and Oslo to femminielli weather casters in Naples, from conservative Catholics in Paris fearful of God and Nature to transsexual Mormon parents in Utah. As he shares specific and engaging human stories, he also elucidates the neuroscience that distinguishes male and female...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.3 BRO

Hills, Rachel

Summary: "Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. But beneath the veneer of glossy hedonism, millennial journalist Rachel Hills argues that we are in the grip of a new brand of sexual control. Cosmopolitan meets Foucault in this full-scale investigation of the role that sex plays in today's culture. Coming of age in the early 2000s,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wise, Nan Ellen

Summary: "A sex therapist and neuroscientist describes anhedonia, the inability to feel a satisfactory amount of pleasure-and provides the pathway back to fully enjoying sex, food, time with family and friends, and other pastimes, while also staving off depression, anxiety, and addiction"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 WIS

Corinna, Heather

Summary: "As a teen or emerging adult, dealing with all the changes going on in your life, body, and mind can be mighty overwhelming. When it comes to sex, everyone seems to have strong feelings and opinions about who you should be and what you should (shouldn't) do. How do you decide who to listen to? Heather Corinna and Scarleteen have provided sex education and information to millions of young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.9 COR

Slaughter, Anne-Marie

Summary: "When Anne-Marie Slaughter accepted her dream job as the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department in 2009, she was confident she could juggle the demands of her position in Washington, D.C., with the responsibilities of her family life in suburban New Jersey. Her husband and two young sons encouraged her to pursue the job; she had a tremendously supportive boss,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4209 SLA

Summary: Ads targeting girls between the ages of 8 and 12 employ an increasing level of sexuality. Are advertisers responding to neo-feminist notions of "girl power" or are they leading girls toward harmful self-images? This program examines the trend by following a group of tween girls through their daily lives, recording their perceptions of fashion, celebrities, boys, and themselves. Interviews with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Hartley, Gemma

Summary: "In her ultra-viral article 'Women Aren't Nags--We're Just Fed Up,' ... Gemma Hartley gave ... voice to the frustration and anger experienced by countless women. Now, in Fed Up, Hartley expands outward from the everyday frustrations of performing thankless emotional labor to illuminate how the expectation to do this work in all arenas--private and public--fuels gender inequality, limits our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 HAR

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J PA FIC KLA

Summary: Women make up less than a quarter of STEM professionals in the United States, and numbers are even lower for women of color. But a growing group of researchers is exposing longstanding discrimination and making science more inclusive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PIC

Summary: Is sexuality an unavoidable casualty of physical disability or of surgery that significantly restructures intimate parts of the body? In this program, a man with a spinal cord injury, a woman with breast cancer who had a skin-saving mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, and a transsexual woman who underwent sex reassignment surgery discuss ways in which sexual expression has changed since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 306.7 BIS

Summary: Whether they live in America, Britain, or elsewhere, most teenage boys have been exposed to some form of pornography. But the Internet has radically escalated that exposure-to the point at which many adolescents are addicted. This program follows the stories of teenage porn addicts as they struggle with the issues that drive their behavior-although not all are open to soul-searching. Darryl,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Bolz-Weber, Nadia

Summary: "Nothing gives church folk anxiety quite like the subject of sex. And that's why in Shameless, Pastor Nadia sets out to reclaim the conversation for a new generation. In the spirit of Martin Luther, Bolz-Weber calls for a reformation of the way believers understand and express their sexuality. To make her case, Bolz-Weber draws on experiences from her own life as well as her parishoners', then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Convergent 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 BOL

Comfort, Alex

Summary: Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, and, most of all, pleasurable, "The Joy of Sex" revolutionized people's sex lives. Now fully updated and revised, this work once again sets the standard as the world's most trusted sex manual.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.96 COM

Diamond, Jared

Summary: To us humans the sex lives of many animals seem weird. In fact, by comparison with all the other animals, we are the ones with the weird sex lives. How did that come to be? Just count our bizarre ways. We are the only social species to insist on carrying out sex privately. Stranger yet, we have sex at any time, even when the female can't be fertilized (for example, because she is already...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.7 DIA

Ikeyamada, Gō

Summary: "Megumu is almost done taking Mitsuru's make-up classes for him, and it's nearly time for the twins to go back to their own lives. But then catastrophe hits! Megumu's true love, Aoi, discovers she's really a girl and goes into an allergic fit. How will she ever face him again? And even worse, Mitsuru's sworn enemy, Azusa, finds out he's really a dude. What will happen when she spills the secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SO

Lehmiller, Justin J.

Summary: "A leading expert on human sexuality and author of the blog Sex and Psychology offers an unprecedented look at sexual fantasy based on the most comprehensive, scientific survey ever undertaken. What do Americans really want when it comes to sex? And is it possible for us to get what we want? Justin J. Lehmiller, one of the country's leading experts on human sexuality and author of the popular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 LEH

Ryle, Robyn

Summary: A groundbreaking, creative new book that explores one of the most important, challenging, and fluid concepts in society today: Gender. Gender is at the forefront of our cultural landscape today. From pronouns to politics to pop culture, people are finally finding a new freedom in the fluidity of identity. Now more than ever, it's important to understand, embrace, and intelligently discuss the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Explores the bitter internal rivalries among police investigators, the political pressures of high-profile cases, and the legal maneuverings of defense attorneys and prosecutors. Police probe an abandoned house concealing multiple murders, a dysfunctional family with a deeply troubled musical prodigy, the mysterious disappearance of a well-connected woman, and a shadowy sex club for London's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TRI

Summary: On April 30, 1971, a standing-room-only crowd of New York's intellectual elite packed the city's Town Hall theater to see Norman Mailer, fresh from the controversy over his essay 'The Prisoner of Sex' and the backlash it received from leaders of the women's movement, tangle with a panel of four prominent female thinkers and activists: Jacqueline Ceballos, Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOW

Devlin, Kate

Summary: "The idea of the seductive sex robot is the stuff of myth, legend and science fiction. From the myth of Laodamia in Ancient Greece to twenty-first century shows such as Westworld, robots in human form have captured our imagination, our hopes and our fears. But beyond the fantasies there are real and fundamental questions about our relationship with technology as it moves into the realm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mello, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.848 MEL

Summary: Geoffrey and Mark and Lisa and Allison are a pair of gay couples who are co-parenting biological children they conceived together. In this program, the four discuss when they first discovered they are gay; how they met their partners; major issues they have faced as gay couples; their children, ages 2 and 4, and the co-parenting experience; and what it means to them all to be a family. In...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: "An eye-catching, conversation-sparking book that answers all your questions on sexuality, seduction, and sex by the editors of GOOP. A beautifully illustrated, gift-y, sometimes shocking, fact-filled book that explores everything we've always wondered about sex and relationships, but may have been too shy to bring up. Broken into five sections, GOOP editors introduce the experts they rely on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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