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Annie Sprinkle: Post-Porn Modernist
My Twenty-Five Years as a Multimedia Whore

Part autobiography, part cultural history, part sex manual, Annie Sprinkle's Post-Porn Modernist is an illustrated ... [more]
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Crazy Little Thing
Why Love and Sex Drive Us Mad

This Is Your Brain on Love There are plenty of books that offer advice about how to find or keep love in your ... [more]

Designer Relationships
A Guide to Happy Monogamy, Positive Polyamory, and Optimistic Open Relationships

Contemporary relationships are in a state of rapid evolution. These changes can and should be empowering. They ... [more]

Adventures in the Queer East

Benjamin Law spent nearly a year skipping between seven Asian countries, sitting backstage with Bangkok ladyboys ... [more]

Gore Vidal: Sexually Speaking
Collected Sex Writings

With his trademark humor and erudition, Gore Vidal tackles hot-button topics such as our gay American founding-fathers, ... [more]
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In Praise of Indecency
The Leading Investigative Satirist Sounds Off On Hypocrisy, Censorship and Free Censorship

Confessions of a dangerous mind. Counterculture warrior Paul Krassner writes the funniest, most intelligent ... [more]

Challenging Assumptions about Gender and Sexuality

PoMo: short for PostModern: in the arts, a movement following after and in direct reaction to Modernism; culturally, ... [more]
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Public Sex
The Culture of Radical Sex, Second Edition

The most intelligent and outspoken commentator on sexual politics writing today, Pat Califia has been "fuming ... [more]
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Queer Beats
How the Beats Turned America On to Sex

The writings that shocked America out of the 1950s Blasting through the crew-cuts and conformism of their day, ... [more]

Real Live Nude Girl
Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture, Second Edition

Hop on the express train to sexual enlightenment with sex educator and self-avowed whore Dr. Carol Queen. Whether ... [more]
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A Restricted Country

A proud working class woman, an "out" lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution, Joan Nestle has stood at the ... [more]
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Sex Changes
Transgender Politics

Patrick Califia's meticulously researched history of transsexuality combines well thought-out chronology with ... [more]
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Sex Work
Writings by Women in the Sex Industry, Second Edition

The ground-breaking classic that changed the way we think about sex for hire. The first (and only?) book to ... [more]
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Speaking Sex to Power
The Politics of Queer Sex

Hailed "a revolutionary antidote to America's growing sexual conservatism," Patrick Califia is the most outspoken ... [more]
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Susie Bright's Sexwise

America’s favorite X-rated intellectual, Susie Bright, takes on Dan Quayle, Catharine Mackinnon, Stephen ... [more]

Susie Sexpert's Lesbian Sex World

The classic best-seller that rocked girls from coast to coast! Featuring new stories by Susie Bright! ... [more]
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Time on Two Crosses, 2nd Edition
The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin

“If you teach your children one new name from the heroes of black history, please let it be Bayard Rustin.” ... [more]

The Transgender Child
A Handbook for Families and Professionals

What do you do when your son insists on wearing a dress to school? Or when your toddler daughter's first sentence ... [more]

Tristan Taormino's True Lust
Adventures in Sex, Porn, and Perversion

From the Village Voice sex columnist and award-winning adult film star comes Tristan Taormino's personal vignettes ... [more]
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Best Sex Writing Series

A Different Kind of Sex Education The Best Sex Writing series has fundamentally changed the way people think—and ... [more]

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