Becoming cliterate : why orgasm equality matters--and how to get it
Mintz, Laurie B., author.

Becoming cliterate : why orgasm equality matters--and how to get it

Mintz, Laurie B., author.


Personal Author
Mintz, Laurie B., author.

First edition.

Publication Information
New York, NY HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Physical Description
277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Our culture's flawed way of thinking about sex is screwing with women's orgasms. We've separated our most reliable route to orgasm-clitoral stimulation-from how we feel we should orgasm-penetration. As a result, we've created a pleasure gap where men are orgasming at nearly twice the rate of women and, not surprisingly, most women admit to having trouble reaching orgasm with their partners. In Becoming Cliterate, psychology professor and human sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz exposes the broader cultural problem that's perpetuating this gap, and what we can do about it. Pulling together evidence from biology, sociology, linguistics, and sex therapy into one comprehensive, accessible, and prescriptive book, Mintz dispels the lies, misunderstandings, and myths that have been holding us back, replacing them with updated outlooks and practical skills needed to change our collective perspective on sex. In a time when we need both personal and political answers more than ever, Becoming Cliterate explores the way everyday sexism has made its way into our bedrooms, and offers a radical, simple solution to progress and pleasure for all.

Subject Term
Sex instruction.
Female orgasm.
Sexual excitement.
Sexual intercourse.


LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberLibrary
ParramattaBook306.77 MINTParramattaAdult Non-fiction