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Best Sex Positive Books

Recommendations from 20 articles, Joe Rogan, Imani Gandy, Aubrey Marcus and 9 others.
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Come as You Are
The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
Emily Nagoski - 2015-03-03
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An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a “pink pill” for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for reason...
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Mating in Captivity
Unlocking Erotic Intelligence
Esther Perel - 2017-10-10 (first published in 2006)
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A New York City therapist examines the paradoxical relationship between domesticity and sexual desire and explains what it takes to bring lust home.One of the world’s most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Mating in Captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of ...
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The Ethical Slut, Third Edition
A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love
Janet W. Hardy - 2017-08-15 (first published in 1997)
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The classic guide to love, sex, and intimacy beyond the limits of conventional monogamy has been fully updated to reflect today's modern attitudes and the latest information on nontraditional relationships. For 20 years The Ethical Slut has dispelled myths and showed curious readers how to maintain a successful polyamorous lifestyle through open co...
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Ella Dawson
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Girl Sex 101
Allison Moon - 2018-07-31 (first published in 2011)
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New author Allison Moon indulges the feminine wild by giving the classic werewolf myth a lesbian twist. Lexie Clarion's first night at college, she falls in with a pack of radical feminist werewolf hunters. The next morning, she falls for a mysterious woman who may be among the hunted. As Lexie's new lover and the Pack battle for Lexie's allegiance...
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Guide To Getting It On
Paul Joannides - 2017-02-14 (first published in 1996)
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From the author: I originally wrote this book for people who wanted to have better sex. But then it started winning awards and being used in college sex-ed courses. So I tried to make the book all things to all people, and it started to grow, and grow, and grow. But with this new edition, I've taken the Guide To Getting It On back to its roots. It ...
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She Comes First
The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman (Kerner)
Ian Kerner - 2009-02-01 (first published in 2004)
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Ian Kerner offers a radical new philosophy for pleasuring women in She Comes First—an essential guidebook to oral sex from the author of Be Honest—You’re Not That Into Him Either. The New York Times praises Kerner’s “cool sense of humor and an obsessive desire to inform,” as he “encourages men through an act that many find mystifying.” An indispens...
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Pleasure Activism
The Politics of Feeling Good (Emergent Strategy)
Adrienne Maree Brown - 2019-03-19
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How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? How can we awaken within ourselves desires that make it impossible to settle for anything less than a fulfilling life? Editor adrienne maree brown finds the answer in something she calls “pleasure activism,” a politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that chan...
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It's Perfectly Normal
Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library)
Robie H. Harris - 2014-08-08 (first published in 1994)
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The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary. For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. ...
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Queer Sex
A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships
Juno Roche - 2018-04-19
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In this frank, funny and poignant book, transgender activist Juno Roche discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. Calling out prejudices and inspiring readers to explore their own concepts of intimacy and sexuality, the first-hand accounts celebrate the wonder and potential of trans bodies and pu...
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Sex at Dawn
The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Christopher Ryan - 2010-06-29
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Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science--as well as religious and cultural institutions--has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing. Fewer an...
What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg
S.E.X., second edition by Heather Corinna
101 Nights of Great Sex by Laura Corn
Our Bodies, Ourselves by Boston Women'S Health Book Collective
The Vagina Bible by Jennifer Gunter
The Body Is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
Celebrate Your Body by Sonya Renee Taylor
More Than Two by Franklin Veaux
Ace by Angela Chen
It's Not the Stork! by Robie H. Harris
It's So Amazing! by Robie H. Harris
Women's Anatomy of Arousal by Sheri Winston CNM. RN. BSN. LMT
Becoming Cliterate by Laurie Mintz
Oh Joy Sex Toy Vol. 1 by Erika Moen
For Goodness Sex by Al Vernacchio
Urban Tantra by Barbara Carrellas
Sex for One by Betty Dodson
Curvy Girl Sex by Elle Chase
Ultimate Guide to Kink by Tristan Taormino
The Whole Lesbian Sex Book by Felice Newman
Fucking Trans Women by Mira Bellwether
The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability by Miriam Kaufman
The Gender Wheel - School Edition by Maya Christina Gonzalez
Naked at Our Age by Joan Price
Position of the Day by Nerve. Com
Ecstasy Is Necessary by Barbara Carrellas
Untrue by Wednesday Martin