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Human Sexuality

Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings


Premarital sex

Sex surrogates

Children and sex

Sex addiction

Sexual compulsion

Clergy—sexual behavior

Sex (Biology)

Sexual deviation

Communication and sex

Sex change

Sexual disorders

Computer sex

Sex crimes

Sexual ethics


Sex customs

Sexual intercourse

Group sex

Sex differences

Sexual orientation

Mass media and sex

Sex instruction

Single people – sexual behavior


Sex (Psychology)

Telephone sex


Sex role


Selected Books


Barash, David P. Making sense of sex : how genes and gender influence our relationships. GN235 .B37 1997


Barash, David P. The myth of monogamy : fidelity and infidelity in animals and people. HQ806 .B367 2001


Berne, Eric. Sex in human loving. HQ31 .B525 1971


Blum, Deborah. Sex on the brain: the biological differences between men and women. : QP81.5 .B58 1997


Buss, David M. The evolution of desire: strategies of human mating. HQ21 .B95 1994


Diamond, Jared M. Why is sex fun?: the evolution of human sexuality. HQ21 .D48 1997


Heidenry, John. What wild ecstasy: the rise and fall of the sexual revolution. HQ18.U5 H43 1997


Human sexuality: opposing viewpoints. HQ21 .H744 1995


Masters, William H. Heterosexuality. HQ21 .M46156 1994

Maxwell, Kenneth E. A sexual odyssey : from forbidden fruit to cybersex. HQ12 .M378 1996


The philosophy of sex : contemporary readings.HQ12 .P47 1997


Pictorial history of morals. HQ12 .P5


Reinisch, June Machover. The Kinsey Institute new report on sex. HQ21 .R415 1991


Sex, love, and health in America : private choices and public policies. HQ18 .U5 S482 2000.


Sex : opposing viewpoints. HQ18 .U5 S484 2000


Sparks, John. Battle of the sexes : the natural history of sex. QL761 .S628 1999


Tisdale, Sallie. Talk dirty to me : an intimate philosophy of sex. HQ18.U5 T571994


Walker, Richard. The family guide to sex and relationships. REFERENCE HQ21 .W273 1996


Westheimer, Ruth K. Human sexuality : a psychosocial perspective. REFERENCE HQ21 .W59 2002

Selected websites from the Librarians’ Internet Index (lii.org)


Facts About Sexual Orientation - http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/facts.html

"An overview of social science theory and empirical research concerning sexual orientation." Contains information on homosexuality and mental health, changing sexual orientation, and homosexuality and child molestation. Includes bibliography, and abstracts of selected publications. By Gregory Herek, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Davis.


Gay and Lesbian Politics and Law: WWW and Internet Resources - http://www.indiana.edu/~glbt/general-resources/

A selective, annotated guide for academics, students, journalists, activists, and citizens. Links to daily news sources, newsgroups, mailing lists, organizations, government sites, issues, legal matters, schools and youth, genetics and science, elected officials, media, and more.

Gender and Sexuality Studies - http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2711

Directory page of annotated links in the following categories: Women's Studies & Feminist Theory; Gay, Lesbian, & Queer Studies; Men's Movements; Cybergender & Technology; and General Resources. Part of the excellent Voice of the Shuttle collection of Web sites in the Humanities.


Guide to Queer Resources in the Social Sciences - http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/~kroberto/queer/

Print and online resources about homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality/transgenderism are presented in the fields of anthropology, education, history, law, psychology, social work, and sociology. Compiled by librarian Katia Roberto.


QRD - Queer Resources Directory - http://www.qrd.org/qrd/

A searchable electronic library with tens of thousands of files containing news clippings, political contact information, newsletters, essays, images, hyperlinks, and other information of interest relating to sexual minorities. Regularly updated.


Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS) - http://www.siecus.org/

Promoting the concept that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of living, SIECUS publishes and distributes information on sexuality issues. This site is for parents, young people, educators, journalists, religious leaders, government officials, and others who are concerned with responsible sexual choices and the rights of individuals. Topics covered include teen pregnancy, gender issues, HIV/AIDS, reproductive rights, disabilities, the sexuality of the aged, and more. Information is presented in articles, annotated bibliographies, reports, fact sheets, press releases, and other formats. Some are in Spanish.


Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion - http://www.intac.com/~jdeck/habib/

In this "documentary study" photojournalist Dan Habib "profiles eight young people of diverse race, ethnicity, socio-economic level, geographic locale and sexual orientation." Teens "share their personal experiences and outlooks on a wide range of issues, including body-image, gender identity, peer pressure, family, religion and their decisions about how and when to act on their own sexuality." Includes related essays, resources, and questions for discussion.