If you're not comfortable with frank discussions about sex, look away now. When I met author Peggy Orenstein recently, the conversation was about the issues that most families don't discuss over the Friday-night dinner table - although Orenstein would probably approve if we did. The New York Times's bestselling author and journalist is in London to promote her new book, Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape, which explores the wide generation gap that has emerged between parents and their daughters. Drawing on interviews with psychologists, academics and experts, as well as girls themselves, it reveals what girls feel about sex, the pressures and expectations they face, and how parents can help them negotiate their relationships. Orenstein grew up in an observant, Conservative-synagogue-attending home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where her family was part of a small, tight-knit community.
At 70, I learned nice Jewish girls can enjoy sex, too
At 70, I learned nice Jewish girls can enjoy sex, too - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Here is the charming Mr. Weiner, in one of his sexting exchanges, via The New York Post :. On the general matter of Weiner's comically-pathetic behavior, I'm with Andrew , who wrote yesterday, in a post entitled "Were you fully erect? That was the last question I heard shouted by the press over the media din as Anthony Weiner copped to, er, sextweeting? The country is facing potential default, the leader of the GOP is a delusional maniac, the Middle East remains on a knife edge
What Jewish Women Do and Don't Do, Weiner Edition
This story originally appeared on Kveller. I grew up with unrelenting criticism. About what I said, how I acted, how I thought — but most of all, about sex. After so many years of hearing an endless stream of these kinds of threats, the messages stuck.
Not true. All jokes aside, there are lots of stereotypes that claim Jewish girls are prudes, and therefore bad in bed. Whatever their level of observance, I feel like I can discuss sex with my Jewish friends, have fun, and not be judged. Bad-ass women like Esther, Miriam, Vashti, and yes, Lilith , are empowering — even sexy.