Some of My Favorite Things

Ooooh this post has been a long time coming. I wanted a place to provide for my favorite links and resources. I will add to this from time to time, so check back often!

The Female Sexual Response: Dr. Rosemary Basson has provided groundbreaking work providing a novel, non-linear model of the female sexual response. Her model incorporates important components of female sexual functioning including emotional intimacy, sexual stimuli, and relationship satisfaction.

She Comes First by Ian Kerner, a licensed psychotherapist and nationally recognized sexuality counselor. I just got this book (December, 2018) and am only about 40 pages in, but had to include it in this list as it is blowing my mind!!

Science, Sex and the Ladies The True Story of Female Orgasm documentary: an innovative, engaging, and heavily researched documentary about our cultural (mis)understanding of the female orgasm.

Peggy Orenstein, a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and internationally recognized speaker on issues affecting girls and women. Watch her TED talk on What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure.

Sex educator Emily Nagoski’s TED talk on The truth about unwanted arousal.

Canadian psychologist Dr. Lori Brotto’s new book Better Sex Through Mindfulness.

Embrace the documentary (also on Netflix). Taryn Brumfitt, Founder of the Body Image Movement, uncovers why poor body image has become a global epidemic and what women everywhere can do to have a brighter future.