Vagina : a re-education / Lynn Enright.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Covington Branch||612.628 E61v 2019 (Text)||33126024169280||New Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Erlanger Branch||612.628 E61v 2019 (Text)||33126024169306||New Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781911630029
- ISBN: 1911630024
- Physical Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
- Edition: Paperback edition
- Publisher: London : Allen & Unwin, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2019.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Allen & Unwin. This paperback edition published Great Britain in 2020 by Allen & Unwin" --Title page verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- A sex re-education -- The facts (if we can call them that) -- The hymen, a useless symbol -- The clitoris, and how it's ignored -- The orgasm, and why everything's normal -- Appearances, and looking in the mirror -- Periods, and what makes them so awful -- Pain, as it applies to women -- Fertility, teaching it and talking about it -- Getting pregnant, and what comes next -- The vagina and menopause -- Does my vagina define me?
From earliest childhood, girls are misled about their bodies, encouraged to describe their genitalia with cute and silly names rather than anatomically correct terms. Girls grow up feeling ashamed about their periods; they grow up without a full and honest sex education. Enright provides girls and women with information they need about their own bodies: about the vagina, the hymen, the clitoris, the orgasm; about conditions like endometriosis and vulvodynia. She confronts taboos, such as abortion, miscarriage, infertility, masturbation, female genital mutilation and the rights of transgender women. -- adapted from back cover
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