Resource List for Thinking Sex

Advocates for Youth

Allison, Dorothy. "Femme." Skin: Talking About Sex, Class and Literature. Ithaca, New York: Firebrand Books, 1994. 151- 158.

-----. "Public Silence, Private Terror." Skin. 101-120.

"A Look at the ‘Sex Respect’ Curriculum." Rethinking Schools, 1998.

Alexander, M. Jacqui. "Not Just (Any) Body Can Be a Citizen: The Politics of Law, Sexuality and Postcoloniality in Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas." Feminist Review 48 (Autumn 1994): 5-23.

Angier, Natalie. "Into the Light" and "Venus in Furs: Estrogen and Desire." Woman: An Intimate Geography. Boston: Peter Davison, 1999. ix-xvi, 193-206.
Angry Women. Colorcraft Ltd: Hong Kong, 1999.

Arnold, Arthur. "Genetically Triggered Sexual Differentation of Brain and Behavior." Hormones and Behavior 30 (1996): 495-505.

Bell, Ruth. Changing Bodies, Changing Lives. New York: Vintage, 1997.

Berman, Rachel. "The ‘Nature’ of Desire." Independent Senior Research Project
in Neural and Behavioral Sciences. Bryn Mawr College. Spring 2001.

The Body: AIDS Art

Bornstein, Kate. Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us. New York: Routledge: 1994.

Boston Women's Health Collective. "Sexuality." Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century: A Book by and for Women. New York: Touchstone, 1998.229-262.

Bracci, Linda. "Undefining Sex with the Female Orgasm." Women, Medicine and Biology. General Programs. Haverford College. Fall 1997.

Brottman, Mikita. "The Scholar who Found a Life's Work in Dirty Jokes." The Chronicle of Higher Education. July 12, 2002.

Bryne, William The Biological Evidence Challenged, Scientific American (May 1994).

Chudnow, Amanda and Julia Switzer. "Sexuality Education: A Comprehensive and Pedagogically Feminist Curriculum. Bryn Mawr College. General Studies 224: Gender and Science, Final Project. Spring 2002.

Colomina, Beztriz, ed. et. all. Sexuality and Space. Princeton Papers on Architecture. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press, 1992.

Cryle, Peter. The Telling of the Act: Sexuality as Narrative in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century France. Newark; University of Delaware Press, 2001.

Darnton, Robert.. "Sex for Thought." Sexualities in History: A Reader. Ed. Kim Phillips and Barry Reay. New York: Routledge, 2002. 203-221.

Delany, Samuel. "Aversion/Perversion/Diversion." Longer Views: Extended Essays. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1996. 119-143.

D'Emilio, John and Estelle Freedman. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Dugatkin, Lee Alan and Jean-Guy Godin. "How Females Choose Their Mates." Scientific American (April 199): 56-61.

Eberwein, Robert. Sex Ed: Film, Video and the Framework of Desire. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1999.

ETR Associates: Education/Training/Research

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Fine, Michelle. "Sexuality Schooling and Adolescent Females: The Missing Discourse of Desire." Disruptive Voices: The Possibility of Feminist Research. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1992. 31-60.

Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality. New York: Pantheon, 1978.

Fuss, Diana. "Inside/Out." Critical Encounters: Reference and Responsibility in Deconstructive Writing. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995. 233-240.

Gender Identity 101

Gilligan, Carol. The Birth of Pleasure. New York: Knopf, 2002.

Grumet, Madeline and Kate Mccoy. "Feminism and Education." Routledge International Companion to Education. Ed. Bob Moon, Miriam Ben-Peretz and Sally Brown. New York: Routledge, 2000. 426-427.

Gutierrez, Ramon. When Jesus Came, The Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991.

Hedgepeth, Evonne and Helmich, Joan. Teaching about Sexuality and HIV: Principles and Methods for Effective Education. New York: New York University, 1996.

Hubbard, Betty M. Choosing Health–High School: Sexuality & Relationships.

Hollibaugh, Amber. My Dangerous Desires: A Queer Girl Dreaming Her Way Home. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2000.

Hoover, Eric. "The New Sex Scribes: Female Columnists Spark Interest–and Controversy–at Student Newspapers." The Chronicle of Higher Education. June 14, 2002. A33-A34.

Human Rights Campaign

Jacob, S., McClintock, M. Zelano, B., and Ober, C. "Paternally Inherited HLA Alleles are Associated with Women's Choice of Male Odor." Nature New Genetics 30 (2002): 175-179.

Johnson, Catherine, Betsy Stirratt, and John Bancroft, eds. Sex and Humor: Selections from The Kinsey Institute. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.

"Just Say NO? What should we teach when we teach sex education? Abstinence, or more? Question is: What do teens say? Here are a group of essays from both sides." Philadelphia Inquirer. June 2, 2002. C5.

Karp, Marcelle and Debbie Stoller. Bust’s Guide to the New Girl Order. New York: Penguin, 1999.

Katz, Jackson. "Advertising and the Construction of Violent White Masculinity." Media Awareness Network:

Laqueur, Thomas. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Lamb, Sharon. The Secret Lives of Girls: What Good Girls Really Do–Sex Play, Agression, and their Guilt. New York: Free Press, 2001.

Legman, Gershon. No Laughing Matter: An Analysis of Sexual Humor. Volume 1. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1968.

LeVay, Simon.

-----. "Sexual Orientation: The Science and its Social Impact" (2000; forthcoming in Reverso)

----- and D.H. Hamer. Evidence for a Biological Influence on Male Homosexuality, Scientific American (May 1994).

Levine, Deb. "Pheromones: Potential Participants in Your Sex Life." (June 25, 1999).

Levine, Judith. Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex. Minneapois: University of Minnsesota Press, 2002.

"Love in the 21st Century: An Issue Exploring how the American Couple Has Changed." New York Times Magazine (October 14, 2001.)

McCloskey, Dierdre. Crossing: A Memoir. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1999.

MacKinnon, Catherine. "Defamation and Discrimination." Only Words. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,1993. 1-42.

Mansukhani, V., Adkins-Regan, A., and Yang, S. "Sexual Partner Preference in Female Zebra Finches: The Role of Early Hormones and Social Environment." Hormones and Behavior 30 (1996): 506-513.

Margulis, Lynn and Dorion Sagan. What is Sex? New York: Nevraumont, 1997.

Masters, William and Virginia Johnson. Human Sexual Response. Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1966.

Museum of Menstruation:

Nanda, Serena. Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijars of India. Boston: Wadsworth, 1999.

Orenstein, Peggy. "A Graphic Life: Phoebe Gloeckner is one of a Cadre of Cartoonists Creating Unsettling Stories about the Dark Side of Growing up Female." New York Times Magainze. (August 5, 2001): 26-29.

"Sex, Gender, and Mate Preference." Nature, Nurture, and Evolution: A Discussion of the Significance of Genetics and Evolution for Understanding Human Behavior.

Panati, Charles. Sexy Origins and Intimate things: The Rites and Rituals of Straights, Gays, Bi’s, Drags, Trans, Virgins and Others. New York: Penguin, 1998.

Phillips, Kim and Barry Reay. Sexualities in History: A Reader. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Rubin, Gayle. "Misguided, Dangerous and Wrong: an Analysis of Anti-Pornography Politics." Bad Girls and Dirty Pictures: The Challenge to Reclaim Feminism. Ed. Alison Assiter and Avedon Carol. Boulder, Colorado: Pluto, 1993. 18-40.

-----. "Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality." American Feminist Thought at Century's End : A Reader. Ed. Linda S. Kauffman Cambridge, Ma : Blackwell, 1993. 3-64.

Safe, Healthy Schools:

Schneider, Rebecca. The Explicit Body in Performance. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Sears, James, Ed. Sexuality and the Curriculum: The Politics and Practices of Sexuality Education. New York: Teachers College,1992.

Sex Education, Okemos Public Schools:

Sex and Relationship Education: Resources for Secondary Schools. Sex Education Forum. National Children’s Bureau, London
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United

Tiefer, Leonore. "The Capacity for Outrage: Feminism, Humor and Sex." Sex and Humor: Selections from The Kinsey Institute. Ed. Catherine Johnson, Betsy Stirratt and John Bancroft. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. 22-38.

-----. Sex is Not a Natural Act and Other Essays. Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.

Wade, Nicholas. "Scent of a Man is Linked to a Woman's Selection." New York Times (January 22, 200).

Weeks, Jeffrey. Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality Since 1800. New York: Longman, 1981.

Winterson, Jeanette. Written on the Body. New York: Vintage, 1994.

Zuk, Marlene. Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can't Learn About Sex From Animals. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.