9781580052573

Yes Means Yes! Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape

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  • ISBN13:

    9781580052573

  • ISBN10:

    1580052576

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/2/2008
  • Publisher: Seal Press

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Summary

In this groundbreaking work--edited by writer and activist Friedman and "Full Frontal Feminism" author Valenti--the way society views rape in this culture is finally dismantled and replaced with a genuine understanding and respect for female sexual pleasure.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 1
Introductionp. 5
Offensive Feminism: The Conservative Gender Norms That Perpetuate Rape Culture, and How Feminists Can Fight Backp. 13
Themes: Media Matters, the Right is Wrong
Toward a Performance Model of Sexp. 29
Themes: Is Consent Complicated?, Manliness, Sexual Healing, the Right is Wrong
Beyond Yes or No: Consent as Sexual Processp. 43
Themes: Is Consent Complicated?, Sexual Healing
A Woman's Worthp. 53
Themes: Media Matters, Race Relating, Sexual Healing
How Do You Fuck a Fat Woman?p. 67
Themes: Media Matters, Much Taboo About Nothing, Sexual Healing
Queering Black Female Heterosexualityp. 77
Themes: Here and Queer, Much Taboo About Nothing, Race Relating
What It Feels Like When It Finally Comes: Surviving Incest in Real Lifep. 93
Themes: Here and Queer, Race Relating, Surviving to Yes
A Love Letter from an Anti-Rape Activist to Her Feminist Sex-Toy Storep. 107
Themes: Much Taboo About Nothing, Sexual Healing, Surviving to Yes
The Fantasy of Acceptable "Non-Consent": Why the Female Sexual Submissive Scares Us (and Why She Shouldn't)p. 117
Themes: Media Matters, Much Taboo About Nothing
Invasion of Space by a Femalep. 127
Themes: Fight the Power, Media Matters, Race Relating
When Sexual Autonomy Isn't Enough: Sexual Violence Against Immigrant Women in the United Statesp. 141
Themes: Fight the Power, Race Relating
Trial by Media: Black Female Lasciviousness and the Question of Consentp. 151
Themes: Fight The Power, Media Matters, Race Relating
An Old Enemy in a New Outfit: How Date Rape Became Gray Rape and Why It Mattersp. 163
Themes: Is Consent Complicated?, Media Matters
Reclaiming Touch: Rape Culture, Explicit Verbal Consent, and Body Sovereigntyp. 171
Themes: Is Consent Complicated?, Sexual Healing
An Immodest Proposalp. 179
Themes: Electric Youth, Is Consent Complicated?, Sexual Healing
Hooking Up with Healthy Sexuality: The Lessons Boys Learn (and Don't Learn) About Sexuality, and Why a Sex-Positive Rape Prevention Paradigm Can Benefit Everyone Involvedp. 193
Themes: Electric Youth, Manliness
The Not-Rape Epidemicp. 209
Themes: Electric Youth, Fight The Power, Surviving To Yes
Shame Is the First Betrayerp. 221
Themes: Here and Queer, Much Taboo About Nothing, Surviving to Yes
Why Nice Guys Finish Lastp. 227
Themes: Here And Queer, Manliness, Much Taboo About Nothing
Sex Worth Fighting Forp. 241
Themes: Much Taboo About Nothing, Sexual Healing, Surviving to Yes
Killing Misogyny: A Personal Story of Love, Violence, and Strategies for Survivalp. 251
Themes: Race Relating, Surviving to Yes
When Pregnancy Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Be Pregnantp. 265
Themes: Fight The Power, Race Relating
Who're You Calling a Whore?: A Conversation with Three Sex Workers on Sexuality, Empowerment, and the Industryp. 273
Themes: Fight The Power, Much Taboo About Nothing, Surviving to Yes
The Process-Oriented Virginp. 287
Themes: Electric Youth, Much Taboo About Nothing
Purely Rape: The Myth of Sexual Purity and How It Reinforces Rape Culturep. 299
Themes: Electric Youth, Media Matters, The Right Is Wrong
Real Sex Educationp. 305
Themes: Electric Youth, Much Taboo About Nothing, Sexual Healing
In Defense of Going Wild or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Pleasure (and How You Can, Too)p. 313
Themes: Media Matters, Sexual Healing
Notesp. 321
Contents (By Theme)p. 333
About The Contributorsp. 341
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