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The Truth About Sex, A Sex Primer for the 21st Century Volume I: Sex and the Self

The Truth About Sex

CCB Publishing

Heat Rating: SCORCHING
Word Count: 50,000
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Have you ever wondered why we think one type of sex is better than another? Are inhibitions or confusion about sex holding you back? Do you think you’re a sex addict? Have you given up on having good orgasms with your partner? Are you worried sex will break up your relationship? The Truth About Sex will set you free.

The Truth About Sex is an important new work by internationally renowned sex therapist, bestselling author (Different Loving, Come Hither), and sex blogger/historian (Gloria’s Oversexed Mind, The Bilerico Project), Gloria G. Brame, Ph.D. Twenty years of Dr. Brame’s research on human sexuality is distilled into three fast-paced volumes that will change the way you look at sex. They offer reality-based models which combine Brame’s original theories, hard facts, and over 10 years of highly successful, results-oriented sex therapy. Brame addresses the most intimate, complicated questions about sex in page-turning, warmly empathic prose. Using cutting-edge sex and medical studies, historical research, and composite case studies from her private practice, she teaches adults how to make sexual ecstasy a reality.

Volume 1, SEX AND THE SELF, is a complete primer on masturbation, orgasm and new models for talking about, thinking about and understanding your inner sexual identity. It includes Dr. Brame’s best clinical techniques for improving sexual performance and increasing every adult’s potential for complete sexual satisfaction.

About the Author:

Gloria G. Brame is a sex therapist and bestselling author (Different Loving, Come Hither). She holds an M.A. in English from Columbia University (GSAS 1978) and a Ph.D. from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (2000). Her frequently censored yet astonishingly popular blog, Gloria’s Oversexed Mind, covers all aspects of sexual history, and was selected for “Best of SexBlogs 2010” and “NY Sex Bloggers Calendar 2011.” Professor of Human Sexuality, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (San Francisco); Fellow, Erotic Heritage Museum (Las Vegas); named “Hero of the Sexual Revolution” (Exodus Trust, 2006); regular contributor to The Bilerico Project, the Sexual Health Network, and iFriends Adult Forums. Frequently cited in Cosmo, Men’s Health, Esquire, GQ and other print and digital media. Google Gloria Brame or follow DrGloriaBrame on Twitter.

Professional Reviews

“Healthy sexuality is fundamental to building healthy lives, relationships, communities and societies, and we all could use some guidance. This honest and reassuring book is an excellent resource for those seeking greater confidence in, and understanding of, this basic right. Thank you, Dr. Brame!”
- Nina Hartley, R.N., Author of Nina Hartley's Guide to Total Sex

“If you don’t have a sex therapist on speed dial, Dr. Gloria Brame will be your emergency contact. Calling shenanigans on the way our culture deals with sexuality, The Truth About Sex plants a sex-positive flag into the American landscape.”
- Megan Andelloux, Certified Sexuality Educator, Board Certified Sexologist

The Truth About Sex by Dr. Gloria Brame is the talk every parent should have with their children, their partner(s) and, most importantly, themselves. The first step in affirming sexual freedom as a fundamental human right is one’s own sexual liberation. Dr. Brame’s book outlines a clear path toward that goal!”
- Ricci Joy Levy, Executive Director, The Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance

“Gloria Brame takes readers from masturbation to orgasm in an easy and forthright manner. This informative volume doesn’t leave readers wanting more; it shows them just how to get satisfaction on their own.”
- Bil Browning, Editor-in-Chief, The Bilerico Project

“Insightful, smart, and subversive in sexy ways, Dr. Gloria Brame brings a refreshingly original perspective to the study of human sexuality in all its dimensions and permutations.”
- Dr. Sandor Gardos, Sex Therapist and Founder of