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Connexions Digest: Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook
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The Female Body in Western Culture
Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.)
The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil....
Imprinting Our Image: An International Anthology by Women with Disabilities
Driedger, Diane; Gray, Susan
The Party of Eros: Radical Social Thought and the Realm of Freedom
King looks at radical theorists -- Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich, Paul Goodman, Herbert Marcuse, and Norman O. Brown -- who have attempted to deal with the intersections of eros and power.
Rise of the naked female warriors
Known for its topless protesters, Femen is a worldwide movement against patriarchy. But are the activists' breasts obscuring the message?
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Federation of Canadian Naturists
Established in 1985, this national non-profit organization promotes naturism/nudism in Canada and informs/represents the interests of Canadian naturist/nudist individuals, families, clubs, resorts and...
Anatomy of Nakedness
Of all the things we possess the only one we can really claim as our own is our body. Yet nothing else gives rise to such complex attitudes. We hide it, reveal it, flaunt it, are ashamed of it, even s...
Teenage Girls Increasingly Requesting Labiaplasty to Get the Perfect Designer Vagina
Very young women are going under the knife to sculpt parts that are still growing and changing.
Never underestimate the power of beauty myths to manufacture inadequacies where before there were none. A little over a decade ago, labiaplasty -- the partial or wholesale removal of parts of the labi...