sexuality http://wamc.org en "Perv: The Sexual Deviant In All Of Us" By Jesse Bering http://wamc.org/post/perv-sexual-deviant-all-us-jesse-bering <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Simply utter the word "</span>perv<span style="line-height: 1.5;">" and you will get snickers and perhaps nudges- describe someone as a pervert and you smear their name painting him and or her as a monster who derives enormous sexual satisfaction from harming children.</span></p><p>In <em>Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us</em>, <a href="http://www.jessebering.com">Jesse Bering</a> reclaims the word and delves into the subject - inviting readers to unpack the morality and sexual deviance. He argues that as a society we must stop asking what is normal and natural, and instead ask what is harmful.</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 77176 at http://wamc.org "Perv: The Sexual Deviant In All Of Us" By Jesse Bering Free To Be...You and Me - A Conversation About Children, Families & The Future at The Mahaiwe http://wamc.org/post/free-beyou-and-me-conversation-about-children-families-future-mahaiwe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.freetobefoundation.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Free to Be You and Me</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a record/book/theater piece/TV special conceived by </span>Marlo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Thomas that challenges gender and racial stereotypes by emphasizing strong positive values such as personal aspiration, individuality, cooperation, self-esteem, tolerance, and comfort with one?s identity.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.mahaiwe.org/">The Mahaiwe</a> in Great Barrington, MA celebrates the&nbsp;40th Anniversary of <em>Free to Be You and Me</em> with a live panel discussion with Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, and Letty Cottin Pogrebin about the empowering children's classic and the difference it made, as well as societal problems that persist for children today and strategies for progress.</p><p>Marlo Thomas joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71405 at http://wamc.org Free To Be...You and Me - A Conversation About Children, Families & The Future at The Mahaiwe The Book Show #1264 - Naomi Wolf http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1264-naomi-wolf <p>When an unexpected medical crisis sends Naomi Wolf, author of the modern classic, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0060512180/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0060512180&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Beauty Mythn</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0060512180" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, on a deeply personal journey to tease out the intersections between sexuality and creativity, she discov Tue, 09 Oct 2012 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 49445 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1264 - Naomi Wolf