Surprised that this isn't more popular. This book has stuck with me, only because of how horrible and utterly annoying it was. Did they all take the vow? Simultaneously, feminists were turning themselves into pretzels trying to get together a coherent policy on pornography. Large player Small player.
Here was a character on the brink of getting her first period, but she wasn't being hunted by sex fiends or Nazis or Beelzebub.
The Great Fellatio Scare
Hell, it was just a couple years ago that Oprah was all flustered about non-existent Rainbow Parties. Anyway, I think this book hits a lot of important issues regarding teens and sexual behavior. So many teenagers are sexually active, but that does not mean they are ready for it. What bothers me - apart from the alarmist language of the title - is that we don't know enough about the methodology of Azam's four years interviewing Canadian teens. I'll walk out my front door to offer her a cold drink and to shoo her off my lawn and she'll realize suddenly that those silly young teenage boys at the party she's going to are nothing compared to a real man and Ynoxas pushed the button after all, it would seem These are kids—girls especially—who have developed a dull, curiously passionless relationship to their own sexuality, which they give of freely.