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There's nothing silly or embarrassing in this book -- just straight questions and straight answers.There are parts that are humorous, but underneath it all is just frankness for the seriousness of the subject matter.- The Feminist Women's Health Center "If you're looking for the definitive guide to sex and sexuality, and everything that it entails, then look no further than Heather Corinna's fact-filled book. There are thirteen main chapters included, along with appendixes that cover sexually transmitted diseases and infections and a bibliography and list of recommended sources (which include phone numbers and websites, as well as books).

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This is a must-have guide for teens, parents and educators today.

Teens need positive reinforcement to make empowering and informed choices - and that is what heather's book does so brilliantly. Corinna puts everything into perspective, for both girls and guys.

An excellent resource for preteens, teens, young adults, and people working with these populations; highly recommended for most libraries." - Deborah Bigelow, "Not only would my own adolescence have been vastly less painful and confusing if I'd had access to the accurate, comprehensive, and above all nonjudgmental information that Heather Corinna so carefully provides, but S. It offers an alternative and uplifting view of sex... is an articulate, comprehensive, and just plain fun resource on all things sex. And tough subjects, like penis size and breast size are talked about in sensitive but straightforward ways that will definitely reassure young men and women.

Although the book promotes healthy sexuality, it neither encourages nor discourages teens from engaging in sexual activity. Covering topics ranging from sexuality to relationships to safer sex (and every step in between), Corinna deftly presents each issue with a refreshingly straightforward, accurate, and honest approach.... Another wonderful section gives a " sexual readiness checklist" - providing a really great tool for thinking through the meaning and consequences for one's actions.

"It's boldly feminist.'" - and its spinoffs, Corinna answers every possible question teens and young adults could have about virginity, puberty, pregnancy, body image, masturbation, sexual identity, the variety of relationships, and the mechanics of partnered sex. Corinna's had a lot of practice as the impassioned empowering voice behind..straight-up, sex-ed-for-teens site In a segment titled "Ten Bodacious Ways to Boost Body Image," Corinna put such a compelling spin on "looks aren't everything" that I felt my eyes tearing up. The point is to empower teens and young adults with gentle and appropriate guidance.

She also addresses topics that are often overlooked, e.g., transgender and intergender identities, realistic teen relationship management skills, and pornography. is, literally, a lifesaving book: Corinna's vast commonsense wisdom--especially on topics relating to gender roles, queer sexuality, and gender identities--has the potential to improve the physical and emotional health of anyone who reads it, and to help heal our culture's unhealthy, conflicted approaches to sex, sexuality, and gender."- Lisa Jervis, cofounder, "Sexpert Heather Corinna is the big sis you wish you'd had when you were a confused, pimply teen. But it's her holistic approach and deft handling of other heavy topics, from eating disorders to abuse, that make this book a must-read." ""S. X." itself is revolutionary as a feminist, GLBT-friendly and overall progressive collection of sexual education material. sets out to empower young adults to make healthy, informed decisions about their sexuality and begins with a wonderful challenge: This challenge is at the heart of every chapter... The vulva for example is described with all its intricacies- thank goodness for that!maybe even for much of the rest of your whole sexual life. Want to know more about this book, or want help finding other resources like it, or that are more specific?We're big dorks happy to help you with any of this.Notice: Many browsers are beginning to disable or hide the Adobe Flash plugin, in preparation for its end-of-life in December 2020.If you are experiencing problems playing Flash content, please consider installing our official Newgrounds Player to continue enjoying this content indefinitely.In a society that all too often scolds and belittles teenagers often deserving of more credit, S. A Sex and Gender Primer." [Joan] Schrammeck sees it as "Our Bodies, Ourselves" for the next generation. covers the niuts and bolts of anatomy in a tone that's conversational, not cutesy. Chapter after chapter, Corinna reaffirms that her goal is for her readers to make informed, healthy choices that best suit their lives. X., Corinna has created an exceptional book that levels with young adults and provides the comprehensive information and resources necessary for making informed choices." "S. Heather Corinna challenges adolescents and young adults alike to be proactive in owning their sexuality by being true to themselves, all the while laying the foundation of knowledge and acceptance key factors for the development of a healthy sexuality."- Dr. The book normalizes sexuality in all the best ways: encouraging communication, helping with responsible decision making, respectfully acknowledging differences in individual and family approach to morality, and giving up to date scientifically valid information as a foundation for lifetime sexual development.

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