Plus, I looked like their mom. I was worried about that. But I found that my concerns were completely unwarranted. These boys were really honest, candid, blunt, and emotional. And they really wanted to talk because nobody had ever talked to them before.
Author Peggy Orenstein on Her Newest Book, Boys & Sex
Peggy Orenstein knows many parents would rather stick forks in their eyes than talk to their kids about porn. Get Jewish Exponent's Newsletter by email and never miss our top stories We do not share data with third party vendors. Free Sign Up. And now that families are isolating together at home, parents are increasingly aware of the amount of time their kids spend online and concerned about the messages they receive from peers and media.
The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter 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. While the media has focused—often to sensational effect—on the rise of casual sex and the prevalence of rape on campus, in Girls and Sex Peggy Orenstein brings much more to the table. Both an examination of sexual culture and a guide on how to improve it A must-read.