Sex: The All You Need to Know Progressive Sexuality Guide to Get You Through High School and College

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Marlowe, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 332 pages
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Have you ever wondered Am I normal? (and what is normal, anyway?) What s up down there? I really like girls, but I like boys sometimes, too. Am I gay, bisexual, or just messed up? Are we both really ready to have sex? Is it ok if I masturbate?I feel like I can t ever say no to my partner. What s the problem?
Heather Corinna and Scarleteen.com have been providing sex education and information for young adults, parents, and mentors for nearly ten years. Whether you re straight, gay, sexually active, or just plain curious, "S.E.X." spells out everything you need to know, including:
A sexual readiness checklist
Illustrations of female and male reproductive anatomy
How to love your body, even when it s changing every day
Tips on safer sex for body, heart, and mind
An in-depth birth control breakdown
How to create and enjoy the relationships that are right for you
Popular mechanics of partnered sex: sexual activities explained, including pregnancy and STI risks
STIs 101: what they are and how to keep yourself from getting them"

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S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide To Get You Through High School and College

User Review  - Douglas Lord - Book Verdict

Corinna, founder/editor of Scarleteen.com, sets sexual pleasure at the center of this comprehensive guide while incorporating the full range of safety and life planning-type concerns repeatedly and in ... Read full review

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Few books available to young adults address the needs of both genders all orientations and the insecurities that are inherent during the early stages of life in a society that sends so many mixed and ... Read full review

Contents

THANK YOU xiii
AN OWNERS MANUAL 12
BODY IMAGE 43
SOLO SEX AROUSAL ORGASM AND FANTASY 54
GENDER ORIENTATION AND SEXUAL IDENTITY 73
ON BOARD THE RELATIONSHIP 97
Internet Dating 103
TO BE OR NOT TO BE SEXUALLY ACTIVE 125
THE INS AND OUTS OF PARTNERED SEX 149
SAFER SEX FOR YOUR BODY HEART AND MIND 183
PREVENTING IDENTIFYING AND HEALING FROM ABUSE AND RAPE 223
CONTRACEPTION 241
OH BABY CONCEPTION PREGNANCY AND PREGNANCY OPTIONS 270
HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD Without Even Getting out of Bed 296
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About the author (2007)

Heather Corinna is a writer, artist, educator, activist, and Internet publisher and community organizer in her mid-thirties. She has been bringing original, inclusive, informative, feminist, creative, and radical sexuality content to the web since 1997.

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