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Fifty Shades Duller, Part I

by Carol Siegel, Washington State University Vancouver, US.

If one is a feminist, or even sympathetic to the idea that women aren’t inferior to men, there is a lot to be outraged by in the Fifty Shades franchise. 1,800 more words


'I always want to be touched': The Adolescent Female as Sexual Subject in The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

by Melissa Hair, Northumbria University, UK.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl opens with a triumphant confession from 15-year-old protagonist Minnie (Bel Powley).

‘I had sex today, holy shit!’  1,058 more words


How to Get Away with Buying a Playboy, Circa 1970

(About a 4 minute read)

It occurs to me this morning you might be wondering how someone would have gone about buying a Playboy in a small American town in the early 1970s — and get away with it.  1,006 more words


Is Your Teen More Likely to Have Sex Sooner?

Adolescence can be a time of curiosity about sex and a desire for adventure and risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many young people engage in sexual activity and some of their behaviors are risky for their health. 516 more words

Pregnancy And Other Sexual Issues