A body in transition catalyzes a pen into motion; Juliana Huxtable’s journey toward confirming her own gender (chemically and conceptually) realizes this collection of essay-style prose and digital-era poetry. Rich in the Tumblr generation's linguistic codings, it chronicles the boundlessly heroic work of self-definition.
Not content to swim ambivalently within default currents of the mainstream feminist movement, Betty Dodson architected and shared a personal philosophy built upon a sex-positive liberation ethic. Her story affirms both the personal and political presences within "pleasure".
For decades the comprehensive exploration of female bodies, minds, and sexualities has remained a definitive source of thoughtfully culled information for women ranging in age from early adolescence to late adulthood. Updates in 2005 and 2011 shed vital contemporary light on the book's many considerations.
This mythic sexual catalog of positions, techniques, and traditions offers a glimpse of an India in which sexuality —in its myriad identities—walked hand-in-hand with both spirituality and culture.
"To have and to hold till death do us part"...We ask a seemingly tall order of creatures that might not be instinctively wired to mate for life. Perel's techniques identify active work couples can do in order to sustain love's (and healthy lust's) enduring flames.
Skene Johnson combs a myriad of scientific fields in order to discern just what makes us sexually "tick", along the way affirming our propensity to "tock" as uniquely differentiated individuals. A magnifying glass is cast upon gender, sexual orientation, and practice revealing that the devil—if not the delight—is indeed in the details.
Nagoski uses the pharmaceutical industry's quest for the "female viagra" pill as a point of departure for her consideration of how womens' sexualities differ not only from mens', but from each others. Ultimately, her finding affirm each woman's innately individual sexual "fingerprint".
Kerner gives empowered women a glimpse into the minds of men, equipping ladies who love from a place of empowerment to copulate without self-compromise. Prepare for your game (in and out of the bedroom) to be dynamically changed.
Perhaps his reluctance to eat your dish has less to do with his appetite and more to do with his fine dining inexperience; consider that meal presentations can be rather elaborate, cutlery potentially foreign, and serving-sizes run the gamut from modest to generous. Don't 86 the whole shebang: an opportunity to explore Ian Kerner's dinnertime primer—familiarizing himself with some choice recipes for success—will undoubtedly have him ordering up a 2nd and 3rd course.
Though our innate senses of gender reside within, the overwhelming dominance of cultural programing can often make discerning them exceedingly challenging. Testa has devised this course of exercises with the objective of elucidating for individuals the nuances of their personal gender identity that might otherwise go ignored or obscured.
Until relatively recently, the journey to gender affirmation remained a largely uncharted path for many. In this memoir, Rain Hill recounts how early childhood gender dysphoria lead to multiple attempts at taking her own life, before she realized her authentic self deserved and could have an opportunity to not only live...but thrive!
Originally published in 1976, the Hite Report served to explode the at the time limited analyses of female sexuality. Utilizing a survey of 100,000 women, the study shed light on the the sex women were REALLY having, in the process elucidating the centrality of clitoral stimulation in the vast majority of female orgasm.
This far-reaching survey of the landscape of women’s health and sexuality leaves no facet of female wellness unexplored. From partnered sensuality and PMS to c-section recuperation and thyroid function, Northrup provides a 360-degree strategy for sustained wellness.
Living just enough for the city? Barbara Carrellas coaches you through unlocking your tantric capacities, even when the urban hustle and bustle are getting you down. Part "how to" and part "why to", hers is a philosphy built upon embracing the rhythms of modern life within time-honored spritual and erotic practice.
At science and spirituality's intersection, sits Judith's guide to harnessing the benefits of chakra assessment. Explore your holistic self via the books chapter-per-chakra structure.
We have nothing to fear but fear itself? Hardly true within the contexts of today's all too real threats to your personal safety. De Becker teaches you how to trust your gut instincts, making decisive, responsive decision that can save your life.
Kabat-Zinn has realized a fully immersive primer on the meditative practices that will steer you through the "being" (as opposed to the "doing") of mindfulness. Get ready to spiritually sweat throughout this "workout for your consciousness".
Mars maps paths to erotic vitality and sexual health via meticulously researched herbal remedies. Explore her aromatherapy and feng shui strategies for a complete sensual-sensory lifestyle overhaul.
A "girl's best friend" delivered as a roadmap for the twisty, turny, tumultuously unpredictable rollercoaster ride that is puberty. The mind, body, and soul's hands are held as the reader is primed on everything from periods and pregnancy, to surviving crushes and sex-for-1.
What is left after you you press pause on anything preventing you from a distraction-free moment? Everything: Bob Roth guides you through locating the benefits of transcendental mediation.
Explore eating lightly, breathing deeply, moving freely, and gazing intently—as directed by Rumi throughout poems and prose—as you chart a path to your soul's own euphoric emergence.