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Thankfully, there are a lot of good, rational men out there who reject the double standard.
Overall, this book offers a fresh perspective on why the virginity/chastity/purity movement is harmful to young women.
It was interesting enough stuff, although it reads like a lot of blog posts strung together into a book.
One of the best feminist books I've read recently. Valenti breaks down the damaging stereotypes about purity and virginity in an understandable way. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Lizzy
Good and comprehensive. But the author's overuse of footnotes to make cute/clever remarks was highly distracting and pretty obnoxious.Published 1 month ago by Hotkat
This book explores many pratical aspects of women sexuality. Although the content is great, I found it pretty repetitive so it took a long time for me to finish. But it's worth it.Published 1 month ago by THAIS RAINHA DE SOUSA
I'm a "card carrying feminist" but didn't particularly like this book. Despite agreeing with the thesis - the book just isn't written very well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by AnonymousAmazonite
I actually wish it had been longer! I was already a fan of Jessica Valenti, but this book's message is so important and really needs to be read more widely. Read morePublished 3 months ago by M.A.
Book was in great, pristine condition when I received it. As far as the contents in the book goes, it's pretty eye opening and is a very good read.Published 3 months ago by JJ Re
Enjoyable book, and a great look at the effects purity culture have on our culture as a whole. Sometimes the writing comes off less eloquent and a little harsh, almost, but... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kayla Sue
Jessica Valenti has produced in "The Purity Myth" a valuable work of modern sociological commentary. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Alexander