50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality

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50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality seeks to dispelcommonly accepted myths and misunderstandings surrounding humansexuality, providing an enlightening, fascinating and challengingbook that covers the fifty areas the author’s believeindividuals must understand to have a safe, pleasurable and healthysex life.

  • Dispels/Explores commonly accepted myths and misunderstandingssurrounding human sexuality
  • Includes comparisons to other countries and cultures exploringdifferent beliefs and how societies can influence perceptions
  • Areas discussed include: pre-marital sex, masturbation, sexualdiseases, fantasy, pornography, relationships, contraception, and emotions such as jealousy, body image insecurity,passionate love and sexual aggression
  • Covers both heterosexual and same-sex relationships

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There exists a wide range of misconceptions concerning humansexuality, many of which are certified by self-appointed“experts” and passed on as the absolute truth; some ofwhich are even taught in schools. Some of these misconceptions areso misleading as to be dangerous while others can cause needlessworry and anxiety.

50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality seeks to dispelcommonly accepted myths and misunderstandings surrounding humansexuality. Authors Schwartz and Kempner provide an enlightening,fascinating and challenging book that covers the fifty areas theybelieve individuals must understand to have a safe, pleasurable andhealthy sex life. Encompassing heterosexual and same-sexrelationships where possible, these include myths surroundingpre-marital sex, masturbation, sexual diseases, fantasy,pornography, contraception, and understanding emotions such asjealousy, body image insecurity, passionate love and sexualaggression and how they affect sexual health and happiness.

Based on their collective years of experience working in thefield of human sexuality, the authors provide an enlightening,fascinating and challenging book for students learning about humansexuality, and an engaging introduction for general readersinterested in questions about the human behavior, sexuality, andgender diversity.

About the Author:

Pepper Schwartz is Professor of Sociology at theUniversity of Washington. She is also Senior Fellow on the Councilon the Contemporary Family, on the board of the University ofMinnesota Sexual Health Center, and Chairperson of the AdvisoryBoard for the Ph.D. in Sexual Studies at the Institute for IntegralStudies in San Francisco. She is the author of 20 books, includingThe Getaway Guide to a Great Sex Weekend (2012), TheNormal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples (2013) andDating After 50 for Dummies (Wiley 2014). She is therecipient of numerous national awards and Past President of TheSociety for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.

Martha Kempner is a writer, consultant, and sexual healthexpert. She has authored numerous publications for youngpeople, parents, educators, and policymakers, and currently servesas the staff writer focused on sexual health for RH Reality Check,an online news source dedicated to reproductive health and rights.Martha has a Masters degree in human sexuality from New YorkUniversity. 

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