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Your Call: The politics of pleasure

Journalist Peggy Orenstein


On the September 20th edition of Your Call, journalist Peggy Orenstein joins us to discuss her book, Girls & Sex, Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.

When it comes to sex, normative behaviors of femininity persists, even for confident girls and women. “The concern with pleasing, as opposed to pleasure, was pervasive, ” writes Orenstein who interviewed more than 70 girls in U.S. high schools and colleges.

How do expectations regarding how girls and women should behave affect them in the bedroom, school, and the workplace? Tweet your questions and comments to @yourcallradio and join us live at 10am with me, Rose Aguilar and you.


Peggy Orenstein, author of The New York Times best-seller Girls & Sex, Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

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