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Leilani, Raven

Summary: "Edie is stumbling her way through her twenties--sharing a subpar apartment in Bushwick, clocking in and out of her admin job, making a series of inappropriate sexual choices. She is also haltingly, fitfully giving heat and air to the art that simmers inside her. And then she meets Eric, a digital archivist with a family in New Jersey, including an autopsist wife who has agreed to an open...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEI

Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.74 STE

Summary: Connor Mead is the kind of guy who dumps three girlfriends - at one time and by teleconference. So when he goes home to attend his brother's wedding, he has a singular goal in mind: score with the only bridesmaid he has somehow managed to miss. But the ghost of his departed Uncle Wayne - who taught him to love 'em and then leave 'em - has another goal in mind: restore Connor's lost faith in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD G

Sornson, Robert.

Summary: "When Pete starts at a new school, he soon finds out that being a bystander to bad behavior is not tolerated."--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ferne Press 2011

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Orenstein, Peggy

Summary: "Peggy Orenstein's Girls & Sex broke ground, shattered taboos, and galvanized conversations about young women's right to pleasure and agency in sexual encounters. It also had an unintended effect on its author: Orenstein realized that talking about girls is only half the conversation. To understand girls and sex, we also need to talk about boys and sex. Today's young men are subject to the same...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 ORE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 ORE

Orenstein, Peggy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Presents an analysis of the new sexual landscape faced by girls in today's high schools and colleges, revealing hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities in girls' modern-world sex lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Stevens, Michelle

Summary: "Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her mother's beguiling boyfriend, Gary Lundquist--an elementary school teacher, neighborhood stalwart, and brutal pedophile. Later that night, Gary locks Michelle in a cage, tortures her repeatedly, and uses her to quench his voracious and deviant sexual whims....

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEVENS, MICHELLE STE

Summary: Seth and Evan are accepting the fact that they will be going to different colleges in the fall. Now, it seems more imporant than ever that they go to a high school party, and achieve some of their long time goals. This includes, but is not limited to, losing their virginity with the girl of their dreams by getting them wasted and being their "regret hookup." Their awkward friend Fogell gets a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SUP

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SUP

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Sagan, Françoise

Summary: Endearing, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old CÃcile is the very essence of untroubled amorality. Freed from the stifling constraints of boarding school, she joins her fatherâa handsome, still-young widower with a wandering eyeâfor a carefree, two-month summer vacation in a beautiful villa outside of Paris with his latest mistress, Elsa. CÃcile cherishes the free-spirited moments she and her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SAG FRENCH

Thomas, Abigail.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Summary: Revisit the complex circle of friends in Los Angeles' lesbian community as they struggle to make sense of a world filled with love, children, tattoos, families, weddings, funerals, and sometimes even men.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV L

Prout, Chessy

Summary: The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls. In 2014, Prout was a freshman at St. Paul's School, a prestigious boarding school in New Hampshire, when a senior boy sexually assaulted her as part of a ritualized game of conquest. She reported her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 PRO

Humphreys, Helen

Summary: A young woman gardner Gwen Davis flees to the Devon countryside where she will be in charge of a Land Army group of young girls who are to plant food crops on a country estate. At the estate along with the girls a regiment of Canadian soldiers live and form friendships, etc. Gwen comes to know herself and others.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HUM

Summary: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY REV

Wade, Lisa

Summary: The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers the definitive account of this new sexual culture and demonstrates that the truth is both more heartening and more harrowing than we thought. Offering invaluable insights for parents, educators, and students, Wade...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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

Houston, James

Summary: Examines American attitudes toward adolescent sexuality and how it affects today's teenagers and compares European attitudes with those in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2011

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

Walden, Tillie

Summary: Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still dark. Weekends were spent in glitter and tights at competitions. Perform. Smile. And do it again. She was good....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WAL

Kultgen, Chad

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUL

Summary: Snoopy tabloid magazine editor Bob Weston wants to know if author Helen Gurley Brown based her book on, as he believes, personal research. He tries to parley an interview with the author who made headlines and sales. So he decides to get very personal to find out for himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Sex 2009

Brown, Adrienne M.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Author and editor adrienne maree brown finds the answer in something she calls "pleasure activism," a politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that changing the world is just another form...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2019

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Summary: Miss Canada wins the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984 and the prize is marriage to a milk industry tycoon along with his 50 billion dollars fortune. During their honeymoon, Miss Canada does not accept the "golden" penis of her husband, and with the help of black man Jeremiah Muscle, she runs away to Paris. There she meets a Latin singer, El Macho, they have intercourse in the Eiffel...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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Grigoriadis, Vanessa

Summary: Draws on research at college and university campuses to explore the topics of sex, consent, and sexual assault, discussing statistics about the prevalence of campus rape, and offering advice on how to make college a safer experience. "What's really happening behind closed doors on America's college campuses? A new sexual revolution is sweeping the country, and college students are on the front...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.7 GRI

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