X-Rated Bible: An Irreverant Survey of Sex in the Scriptures

By Ben Edward Akerley

"Everything you desired to find out about the holiness-horniness nexus, yet they wouldn't inform you."—George Carlin

Found in approximately each domestic, in the achieve of underage little ones, is a publication plump with scenes commonly constrained to sin-bins marked “Adults Only.” We’re speaking in regards to the Holy Bible, a booklet choked with incest, rape, adultery, prostitution, medications, bestiality, castration—all the nasty stuff!

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Sex: An Uncensored Introduction

By Nikol Hasler

Sex: An Uncensored Introduction provides sincere, in-depth information regarding intercourse, sexual orientation, masturbation, foreplay, contraception thoughts, and security opposed to affliction. This revised and up to date variation comprises up-to-date information regarding every thing from STIs to new sex-related laws in addition to fresh sections on sexting, on-line relationship and security, and sex-related bullying of all types. The hilariously common contents of the booklet may be augmented via a brand new foreword written by way of a depended on "sexpert" to lend additional services to this new edition.

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Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior (Evolutionary Psychology)

This quantity within the Springer sequence in Evolutionary Psychology provides a state-of-the-art view of the subject of sexuality and sexual habit drawing on theoretical constructs and study of famous contributors within the field. Comprehensive and multi-disciplinary, this e-book seeks to supply a extensive review with out sacrificing the complexity of a multi-faceted approach. The booklet is framed via introductory and shutting sections that offer a context for the variety of rules contained inside of. considerable area is equipped in particular sections that concentrate on key parts of sexuality from either female and male views and that come with info from primate studies. This quantity can function a graduate textual content in sexual habit in evolutionary phrases and as a advisor for extra examine.

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Nobody Is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low

By C. Riley Snorton

Since the early 2000s, the phenomenon of the “down low”—black males who've intercourse with males in addition to girls and don't determine as homosexual, queer, or bisexual—has exploded in information media and pop culture, from the Oprah Winfrey Show to R & B singer R. Kelly’s hip hopera Trapped within the Closet. such a lot down-low tales are morality stories during which black males are both predators who possibility infecting their unsuspecting woman companions with HIV or sufferers of a pathological black tradition that repudiates brazenly homosexual identities. In either situations, down-low narratives depict black males as sexually harmful, duplicitous, promiscuous, and contaminated.

In Nobody is meant to Know, C. Riley Snorton strains the emergence and flow of the down low in modern media and pop culture to teach how those portrayals toughen troubling perceptions of black sexuality. transforming Eve Sedgwick’s concept of the “glass closet,” Snorton advances a brand new concept of such representations within which black sexuality is marked by way of hypervisibility and confinement, spectacle and hypothesis. via shut readings of stories, track, videos, tv, and gossip blogs, Nobody is meant to understand explores the modern family tree, which means, and capabilities of the down low.

Snorton examines how the down low hyperlinks blackness and queerness within the well known mind's eye and the way the down low is only one instance of ways media and pop culture surveil and police black sexuality. taking a look at figures equivalent to Ma Rainey, Bishop Eddie L. lengthy, J. L. King, and should Smith, he finally contends that down-low narratives demonstrate the bounds of present understandings of black sexuality.

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The Good Girl's Guide to Bad Girl Sex: An Indispensable Guide to Pleasure & Seduction

If you’ve continuously been a great woman, perhaps you’ve been a bit green with envy of the undesirable ladies and all of the wild reviews they appear to be having. and perhaps you simply haven’t felt cozy approximately crossing that bridge to the bad-girl facet. What’s the adaptation among being stable and being undesirable? a great woman says “no” to sexual experimentation and stronger excitement, and a nasty lady says “yes,” and “yes again.” yet why may still undesirable women have all of the enjoyable? Barbara Keesling believes in feeling strong approximately being undesirable. She additionally believes that it’s no crime to flaunt it if you’ve received it, and this publication presents beneficiant guide on find out how to get it.

Every girl will enjoy the very good recommendation during this ebook approximately taking keep an eye on of your sexual pride and feeling nice approximately it. So open up The reliable Girl’s consultant to undesirable lady intercourse and methods to include orgasm, savor your physique, contact and tease your guy, play with toys, and indulge your self with out guilt—just like undesirable women do.

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Marthe: The Story of a Whore (Dedalus European Classics)

By J. K. Huysmans

Taking pictures the vigorous linguistic inventiveness of the unique, this clean telling additionally contains an advent and entire notes. First released in 1876, Marthe used to be a major landmark in J.K. Huysmans’s literary profession, his first day trip into the radical, which propelled him into the growing to be ranks of the Naturalist stream. Marthe used to be one of many first French novels to without delay deal with the topic of prostitution, which later turned a significant topic for plenty of novelists, Impressionist painters and poets. Set in and round the demi-monde of the Parisian song corridor, it facilities on a would-be actress, Marthe, who works in a single of the bottom dives in Paris, who tells the tale of her short, and eventually doomed, dating with Léo, a romantic looking for whatever to take where of his misplaced illusions.

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The Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs: Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices

By Christian Rätsch

The main entire consultant to the botany, pharmacology, cultural, ritual, and private use of erotically stimulating components from antiquity to the current day

• information the use, coaching, and dosage of greater than four hundred plant, animal, mineral, and artificial elements, either universal and unique, in addition to their botany, technological know-how, and felony prestige

• Explores the historic and current use of aphrodisiacs and their position in sexual practices, tradition, and artwork

• Richly illustrated all through with greater than 800 colour pictures

The end result of greater than 30 years of cultural, anthropological, and clinical study, this encyclopedia examines the botany, pharmacology, background, practise, dosage, and functional use of greater than four hundred erotically stimulating components from antiquity to the current day.

From crops and animals that improve fertility and virility, like celery, snails, or oysters, to ingredients that result in arousal, like ephedra, opium, or hashish, the encyclopedia is richly illustrated with greater than 800 colour photographs--many of that are from the authors’ wide fieldwork around the globe. Exploring person, medicinal, and formality use via historical and modern paintings, own money owed, and literature in addition to ayurvedic, tantric, shamanic, and eu folklore practices and up to date pharmacological examine, the authors examine the revolving cycle of recognition and condemnation of aphrodisiacs, the characteristics that incur the label of “aphrodisiac,” the function of brain and atmosphere, and the various methods aphrodisiacs stimulate desire--either bodily, throughout the senses and important organs, or mentally, via heightened wisdom and changed cognizance. This accomplished advisor finds those “remedies of the affection goddess” as holy treatments whose right use can assist reestablish concord with oneself, one’s associate, and the universe.

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Elise Sutton - The FemDom Experience

By Elise Sutton

An event is the method of in my opinion partaking in an task, occasion or way of life. myth doesn't regularly translate over to truth simply because truth needs to cope with the physically boundaries of the actual global, while fable enjoys the limitless barriers of the mind's eye. however, delusion is frequently the manufactured from fact. For one person's fable is one other person's fact. extraordinary FemDom writer Elise Sutton examines the feminine Domination way of life via taking the reader into the private relationships and sexual practices of daily those that reside impressive mystery lives. Elise provides her perception and observation as she examines what constitutes a winning FemDom dating.

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The Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion)

By Virginia Burrus

Has a repressive morality been the first contribution of Christianity to the background of sexuality? The ascetic matters that pervade historical Christian texts would appear to help the sort of universal assumption. concentrating on hagiographical literature, Virginia Burrus pursues a clean course of interpretation, arguing that the early debts of the lives of saints will not be antierotic yet quite show a sublimely transgressive "countereroticism" that resists the marital, procreative ethic of sexuality present in different strands of Christian tradition.

Without decreasing the erotics of historical hagiography to a unmarried formulation, The intercourse Lives of Saints frames the large historic, theological, and theoretical concerns at stake in this type of revisionist interpretation of ascetic eroticism, with specific connection with the paintings of Michel Foucault and Georges Bataille, David Halperin and Geoffrey Harpham, Leo Bersani and Jean Baudrillard. Burrus to that end proceeds via shut, performative readings of the earliest Lives of Saints, typically relationship to the overdue fourth and early 5th centuries—Jerome's Lives of Paul, Malchus, Hilarion, and Paula; Gregory of Nyssa's lifetime of Macrina; Augustine's portrait of Monica; Sulpicius Severus's lifetime of Martin; and the marginally later Lives of so-called harlot saints. Queer, s/m, and postcolonial theories are one of the modern discourses that turn out intriguingly resonant with an historical artwork of "saintly" loving that continues to be, in Burrus's studying, promisingly cellular, varied, and open-ended.

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East Asian Sexualities: Modernity, Gender & New Sexual Cultures

By Stevi Jackson

This ebook paints a brilliant photo of women's lively involvement in reshaping intimate and public sexual lifestyles in East Asia. In bringing jointly fascinating new feminist examine on sexuality from East Asia and making it to be had to a much broader viewers, East Asian Sexualities unsettles stereotypes, rectifies lack of understanding and demonstrates that East Asia concerns. The chapters deal with the range and diversity of daily sexual lives and sexual politics in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. they vary from place of work sexual cultures, trans-national sexual kin, the stipulations of sex-work and the emergence of latest sexual wants, cultures and movements.

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