Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Radical Thinkers)

Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Radical Thinkers)


Is heterosexual intercourse inherently harmful to ladies? this can be the primary query of Straight Sex, Lynne Segal’s account of twentyfive years of feminist considering on sexuality. protecting the concept of sixties-era sexual liberationists, along the consequent passionate debates over intercourse and love inside feminist and lesbian groups, Segal covers definite shifts towards higher sexual conservatism within the eighties. Straight Sex examines an array of concerns, together with intercourse as a subversive job, the “liberated orgasm,” intercourse recommendation literature, gender uncertainties, queer politics, anti-pornography campaigns and the increase of the ethical correct.

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