Naomi Wolf weaves new science and personal experience into a 'goddess array'
With an introduction at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International by Miami Dade College professor of human sexuality and columnist Irene Lipof, bestselling author of the iconoclastic feminist classic The Beauty Myth and her latest bestseller Vagina, revised, updated, and soon-to-be-released in trade paperback (Ecco; December, 2013) Naomi Wolf took the stage and began by calling research of female sexuality, largely by William Masters and Virginia Johnson in the sixties and seventies, 40 years out of date, pointing to new research showing the differences between male and female sexual nerve terminals providing clues to the differences in male and female sexual behavior.Making the case for a 'vagina-brain' connection, Wolf went on to investigate necessary stimuli and conditions for female arousal. After warning of the dangerous impact of pornography on male and female sexuality, such as brain re-wiring, sexual de-sensitization, loss of intimacy with sexual partners, followed by reflections on the intense liberating pleasures of Asian Tantra Yoga rituals and beliefs that arouse the multiple sexual nerve terminals of female partners revealing what Wolf half-jokingly calls the 'goddess array,' Wolf wrapped her presentation with tips on how to relax a woman's libido with hugs and male sweat.
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