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User Review  - shulera1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed Yes Means Yes! very much, at first, but the longer I read it, the less engaged I became. The book has a great message and the essays are engaging, but they all boil down to roughly the same ... Read full review

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User Review  - amongstories - LibraryThing

It’s not an easy thing to fit my thoughts and reactions to Yes Means Yes into a review. This is an incredibly provoking collection of essays that takes an honest look at views of sexuality in America ... Read full review

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User Review  - ryvre - LibraryThing

I'm not normally a fan of Jessica Valenti, but I liked the premise of this book enough that I decided to give it a try, and I'm glad I did. Like any anthology, it had it's high points and low point ... Read full review

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

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Activists and writers Friedman and Valenti (He's a Stud, She's a Slut) deliver an extraordinary essay compilation focusing on the struggle to stop rape in the U.S. and the importance of sexual ... Read full review

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An entertainingly edited collection of essays that are always educative, sometimes shocking,and sometimes gut-wrenchingly funny, all of which examine the possibility -- the desirability -- of moving away from a sexuality that is fundamentally transactional and predatory to one that is celebratory and shared.
This book will open your eyes to the dysfunctional dynamic implicit in our current-but-dying sexual norms. Read this book and become enlightened. Read this book and become a better lover.

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