Best Sex Writing 2012 The State of Today's Sexual Culture
Edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel Selected and introduced by Susie Bright
Stimulate Your Largest Sex Organ: Your Brain
Face it, you think about sex every day. We all do. In Best Sex Writing 2012, sex columnist Rachel Kramer Bussel and guest judge Susie Bright collect the most stimulating and intelligent work on this endlessly provocative subject. Find out what's behind the latest political sex scandals in "Sex, Lies, and Hush Money." Learn how "Atheists Do It Better," and "Why Lying About Monogamy Matters." From an insider look at gay witch hunts in the pre-DADT Navy, and an impassioned defense of circumcision, to a dating site for people with STDs, nuanced explorations of teen sex laws, sex at 66, SlutWalks, female orgasm workshops, and more, Best Sex Writing 2012 explores the smarter side of sexuality.
"Rich, eye-opening, funny and complex. A must-read for erotic intellectuals." —Liz Langley
"The reporting is excellent, the exposés jaw-dropping." —Susie Bright
RACHEL KRAMER BUSSEL is a senior editor at Penthouse Variations, hosts the In The Flesh Erotic Reading Series, and writes a column for SexIs Magazine. She has edited the Best Sex Writing series since 2008. Also the editor of Please, Sir, Do Not Disturb, Spanked, He’s on Top, Crossdressing, and Bottoms Up, she lives in New York City. The author of Big Sex Little Death and the cofounder of the first women's sex magazine, SUSIE BRIGHT lives in Santa Cruz, CA.
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