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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.
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 3 days 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 23 days 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 2 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 2 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 3 months ago by Kayla Sue
Jessica Valenti has produced in "The Purity Myth" a valuable work of modern sociological commentary. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alexander
This Book was in excellent condition upon arrival and my daughter is loving it. She would highly recommend it to others!Published 9 months ago by Marsha Schmit
Jessica Valenti's writing style was pleasing to me in that I sped through the book in a day, but I was hoping to read a more intricate book about virginity. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kristine Brown