Cunt: A Declaration of Independence (2nd Edition) by Inga Muscio

By Inga Muscio

An historical identify of admire for ladies, the notice “cunt” some time past veered off this noble direction. Inga Muscio lines the line from honor to expletive, giving ladies the inducement and instruments to say “cunt” as a favorable and robust strength of their lives. during this absolutely revised variation, she explores, with candidness and humor, such conventional feminist concerns as contraception, sexuality, jealousy among ladies, and prostitution with a clean angle for a brand new new release of girls. Sending out a decision for each lady to be the Cuntlovin’ Ruler of Her Sexual Universe, Muscio stands conference on its head via embracing all issues cunt-related. This variation is totally revised with up to date assets, a brand new foreword from sexual pioneer Betty Dodson, and a brand new afterword through the writer. “Bright, sharp, empowering, long-lasting, worthwhile, sexy....”—San Francisco Chronicle “... Cunt offers fertile flooring for mental growth.”—San Francisco Bay father or mother “Cunt does for feminism what smoothies did for high-fiber diets—it reinvents the oft-indigestible into whatever candy and delicious.”—Bust journal

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By Inga Muscio

An historical identify of admire for ladies, the notice “cunt” some time past veered off this noble direction. Inga Muscio lines the line from honor to expletive, giving ladies the inducement and instruments to say “cunt” as a favorable and robust strength of their lives. during this absolutely revised variation, she explores, with candidness and humor, such conventional feminist concerns as contraception, sexuality, jealousy among ladies, and prostitution with a clean angle for a brand new new release of girls. Sending out a decision for each lady to be the Cuntlovin’ Ruler of Her Sexual Universe, Muscio stands conference on its head via embracing all issues cunt-related. This variation is totally revised with up to date assets, a brand new foreword from sexual pioneer Betty Dodson, and a brand new afterword through the writer. “Bright, sharp, empowering, long-lasting, worthwhile, sexy....”—San Francisco Chronicle “... Cunt offers fertile flooring for mental growth.”—San Francisco Bay father or mother “Cunt does for feminism what smoothies did for high-fiber diets—it reinvents the oft-indigestible into whatever candy and delicious.”—Bust journal

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Despite the fact that David received every possible push to behave in a female-typed fashion and to perceive males as sexual objects, he developed sexual desires for women at puberty. When his mother Gender Differences in Same-Sex Sexuality • 33 finally confessed to David that he was actually male, he immediately assumed a male gender identity and eventually pursued sexual relationships with women. 50 We would expect a very different result if early rearing had an appreciable influence on same-sex sexuality.

The neuroendocrine theory is based on the idea that prenatal hormonal exposure in utero might influence sexual orientation. To understand this theory, keep in mind that certain regions of the Gender Differences in Same-Sex Sexuality • 35 mammalian brain are sexually dimorphic, that is, different for males than for females. 57 Most recently, in 2005 Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard University, was roundly denounced after suggesting that one reason women are consistently underrepresented among high-level scientists may have to do with intrinsic differences between the cognitive abilities of men and women.

73 Children with this syndrome are genetically male, but because of a mutation on the gene for the human androgen receptor, Gender Differences in Same-Sex Sexuality • 39 their bodies are either completely or partially “insensitive” to the masculinizing effects of prenatal androgens. In the case of complete AIS, the fetus has undescended testes but develops female external genitalia and a female-appearing body (but no uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries). These children are raised as girls, develop and maintain female gender identities, and grow up attracted to men.

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