Her writing is clear and compelling, her analysis is incisive and thorough, and her findings are downright troubling.” — Sharon Holbrook, Washington Post “Fascinating….A wise and sharply argued look at how girls are navigating ‘the complicated new landscape’ of sex and sexuality.” — Economist “An intimate view of the sex lives of young women in the United States. Orenstein brings levity to this fraught topic.” — Elle “’Girls & Sex’ may do more to change how sex education is rethought and how parents and daughters discuss pleasure and sexuality than any book since the landmark ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves.’” — Tamara Straus, San Francisco Chronicle “If you’re going to talk about women in the 21st century, you MUST read Peggy Orenstein’s Girls & Sex. Klein, Boston Globe “With compassion and insight, Peggy Orenstein holds a mirror not only to girls’ experiences but to our own judgments.No one else is asking these questions; so no one else, then, is finding out the answers.” — Caitlin Moran, Author of How to Be a Woman “A smart, sobering guide to the sexual lives of young women today.” — Ann Levin, Associated Press “Eloquent…. No less than the emotional health and physical safety of our daughters (and of our sons, by the way) depends on the kind of insight Girls & Sex provides.” — Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes “Deeply reported, passionately argued.” — Isaac Chotiner, Slate “Peggy Orenstein sheds light on an important and too often misunderstood topic.Her reporting shows how a healthy and direct approach to sexuality is a key component of gender equality.” — Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of Lean In. Times “Orenstein has compiled an eye-opening study of the way that girls and women in America think, feel, and act regarding sex….offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage—high school through college—and reveals how they are negotiating it.A generation gap has emerged between parents and their girls.
Wearing hot pants and a Navy shirt Sexy halloween girl. Fashion photo of sexy beautiful girl with blond hair in black bikini relaxing beside a swimming Sexy beautiful redhead girl with long hair. Sexy blonde girl / woman / female fashion model wearing blue jeans and a black t shirt against a red studio Sexy country girl. Provocative Makeup Fashion portrait of young sexy brunette girl in bikini and wet t-shirt at the beach.Even in this age of helicopter parenting, the mothers and fathers of tomorrow’s women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it.Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein goes where most others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls’ sex lives in the modern world.