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How does it work? Our books are sorted into four meta-categories and twenty-one subject-based categories. Click on a meta-category to view and select categories. You can use your search-in-text feature (Mac: apple+f   PC: ctrl+f) to find a specific title or author, or you can scroll through the categories. Feel free to drop by the center and browse our books in person while we work on a proper card catalog.


  • An Analysis of Human Sexual Response. Ed. Ruth Brecher and Edward Brecher. Signet Books, 1966.
  • Barbach, Lonnie. For Each Other: Sharing Sexual Intimacy. Penguin Books, 1984.
  • Bogart, Jane. Sexploration: The Ultimate Guide to Feeling Truly Great in Bed. Penguin Books, 2006.
  • Easton, Dossie, and Catherine A. Liszt. The ethical slut:  a guide to infinite sexual possibilities. San Francisco, CA: Greenery Press, 1997.
  • Fausto-Sterling, Anne. Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, 2000.
  • Fisher, Elizabeth. Woman's Creation: Sexual Evolution and the Shaping of Society. Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1979.
  • Good Girls, Bad Girls: Feminists and Sex Trade Workers Face to Face. Ed. Laurie Bell. The Seal Press, 1987.
  • Griffin, Susan. Pornography and Silence: Culture's Revenge Against Nature. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1981.
  • Hite, Shere. Women and Love: A Cultural Revolution in Progress. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1987.
  • Joannides, Paul. Guide to getting it on:  for adults of all ages. Waldport, Ore.: Goofy Foot Press, 2009.
  • Kaddorla, Irene. Nice Girls Do—And Now You Can Too! Stratford Press, 1980.
  • Meyer, Donald. Sex and Power: The Rise of Women in America, Russia, Sweden, and Italy. Wesleyan University Press, 1987.
  • Muscio, Inga. Cunt: A Declaration of Independence Expanded and Updated Second Edition. 2 ed. Emeryville: Seal Press, 2002.
  • Lederer, Laura. Take Back the Night: Women on Pornography. William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1980.
  • Women Talk Sex: Autobiographical Writing on Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Identity. Ed. Pearlie McNeill, Bea Freeman, Jenny Newman. Scarlet Press, 1992.
  • Millett, Kate. Sexual Politics. Ballantine Books, 1970.
  • Packard, Vance. The Sexual Wilderness: The Contemporary Upheaval in Male-Female Relationships. David McKay Company, Inc., 1968.
  • Paget, Matt. Make Your Own Sex Toys. Chronicle Books, 2007.
  • Schaef, Anne Wilson. Escape From Intimacy. Harper & Row, Publishers.
  • Seaman, Barbare. Free and Female: The New Sexual Role of Women. Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1972.
  • Silverman, Sue William. Love Sick: One Woman's Journey Through Sexual Addiction. W. W. Norton & Company, 2001.
  • Women: Sex and Sexuality. Ed. Catharine R. Stimpson and Ethel Spector Person. University of Chicago Press, 1980.
  • Strossen, Nadine. Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights. Scribner, 1995.
  • Venning, Rachel and Claire Cavanah. Sex Toys 101: A Playfully Uninhibited Guide. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2003.
  • Whipple, Beverly and Gina Ogden. Safe Encounters: How Women Can Say Yes to Pleasure and No to Unsafe Sex. McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1989.
  • Winks, Cathy and Anne Semans. The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex. Il. Phoebe Gloeckner. Cleis Press, Inc., 1992.
  • Yorburg, Betty. Sexual Identity: Sex Roles and Social Change. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1974.

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