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Refresh and try again. So let’s go for that long-awaited walk on the wild side. Published by Alyson Books first published Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Elena rated it really liked clming Mar 06, Its a book I’ve read several times. Laylah rated it really liked it Aug 16, Alyson Books; 2nd Revised edition Language: Intelligent and very erotic.
I’m sure it’ll be enjoyable for some readers but for me there was something just kind of dated and silly about it. It helped me realize that I am not a leather dyke. And the gangbang scene is still really hot. This book provided a lot of insight into the so-called “lesbian sex wars” that Third Wave feminists are too young to remember.
May 28, Grace rated it it was ok Shelves: Dec 27, Joey Diamond rated it liked it Shelves: Some of the short pieces are super hot; some of them are so bogged down in a particular kind of political language and This is an samoiw interesting book, and at times inspiring, but it’s such a product of its time and place that it’s difficult not to read it as part of a historical moment.
Jan 04, Javier rated it really liked it Shelves: Most of the writers were based in the SF Bay area so another group that might be interested in it is Bay Area historians. Nicole Phillips rated it really liked it Oct 09, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A fantastic piece of second wave feminist history, showing the very beginnings of the schism between the anti-porn and pro-sex branches.
This is an extremely interesting book, and at times inspiring, but it’s powsr a product of its time and place that it’s difficult not to read it as cming of a historical moment. Feb 13, Dharma rated it really liked it Shelves: OMG, it makes me so very, very wet just thinking about Anne-Marie of that damois tale and her training of O: Please read this book.
Coming to Power: Writing and Graphics on Lesbian S/M
I first read this almost 20 years ago when I was just coming into my sexual identity. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Culture of Radical Sex.
If you are kinky, male or female, straight, bi or gay, and powef don’t have this book, you need to get it.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Chris King rated it it was amazing Tto 17, The essays are from a variety of writers and don’t even all agree with each other.
Feb 12, Niki rated it it was amazing. See 1 question about Coming to Power…. This is a very important book. It is an attempt to remind all of us that we must continue our fight to define sexual relations in our own terms as something valid and important.
I first bought it from the Uni bookshop when I was a student, devoured it and then lent it to a friend. And it has really killer lez fashion.
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Aug 28, Agnieszka rated it really liked it Shelves: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Coming to Power is more than an attempt to put sex back into lesbian politics. Preview — Coming to Power by Samois. But it’s kind of the essential sex wars text.
Coming To Power
There’s advice on how-to do some activities, discussions of the politics of SM, and also some very in your face theory about being kinky and defining relationships. Dec 03, Fausto added it Shelves: Read more Read less. The name of the group came from the fictional French estate of the lesbian Dominatrix portrayed in the Story of O. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
I think this book is an important read for anyone interested in the history of feminism, lesbians, and the ev A fantastic piece of second wave feminist history, showing the very beginnings of the schism between the anti-porn and pro-sex branches.
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