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Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA
An Exhibition in the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, Doe Library, UC Berkeley
September 8, 2015 – February 28, 2015
A bibliography of resources included in the exhibition plus references to other works not included.
Early Twentieth Century
Corner, George Washington. 1938. Attaining Manhood; a Doctor Talks to Boys about Sex. New York: Harper.
———. 1939. Attaining Womanhood; a Doctor Talks to Girls about Sex. New York: Harper.
De Schweinitz, Karl. 1928. Growing Up; the Story of How We Became Alive, Are Born and Grow Up,. New York: The Macmillan Company.
Ellis, Havelock, and Carl H Pforzheimer. 1936. Studies in the Psychology of Sex. New York: Random House.
Freud, Sigmund, James Strachey, Anna Freud, Carrie Lee Rothgeb, Angela Richards, and Scientific Literature
Corporation. 1900. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. London:
Kellogg, John Harvey. 1905. Ladies’ Guide in Health and Disease: Girlhood, Maidenhood, Wifehood, Motherhood.
Battle Creek, Mich.: Modern Medicine Pub. Co.
State of California, and Public Health Service. 1918. Keeping Fit. Washington.
State of California, State Department of Health, and Public Health Service. 1918. On Guard.
Strain, Frances (Bruce). 1936. Being Born,. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century company, incorporated.
United States, and Public Health Service. 1918a. Manpower. Washington, D.C.: Treasury Department, United States Public Health Service.
———. 1918b. When They Come Home. Washington: United States Public Health Service, Treasury Dept.
———. 1919. The Problem of Sex Education in Schools. Washington: Government Printing Office.
———. 1924. The Venereal Disease Handbook for Community Leaders; a Program of Venereal Disease Control.
World War II through the 1950s Baker, John Newton. 1942. Sex Education in High Schools,. New York: Emerson books, inc.
Chesser, Eustace, and Zoë Dawe. 1946. The Practice of Sex Education; a Plain Guide for Parents and Teachers,. New York: Roy Publishers.
Duvall, Evelyn Ruth Mills. 1963. Love and the Facts of Life: Replacing Her Facts of Life and Love for Teen-Agers. New York: Association Press.
Faegre, Marion Ellison Lyon. 1943. Understanding Ourselves. University of Minnesota Press.
Gruenberg, Benjamin C. 1946. How Can We Teach about Sex?. New York: Public affairs committee, inc.
Institute for Sex Research, and Alfred C Kinsey. 1953. Sexual Behavior in the Human Female,. Philadelphia:
Kelly, Audrey. 1962. A Catholic Parent’s Guide to Sex Education. New York: Hawthorn Books.
Lerrigo, Marion O, Helen F Southard, and Joint Committee on Health Problems in Education. 1955. Learning about Love. Chicago, Ill.: American Medical Association.
The Sexual Revolution: 1970s books for children, teens and parents Blume, Judy. 1970. Are You There God?: It’s Me, Margaret. New York: Dell.
———. 1975. Forever...: A Novel. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury Press.
Fischer, Henry L, Marilyn J Krajicek, and Borthick. 1973. Sex Education for the Developmentally Disabled: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Professionals. Baltimore: University Park Press.
Mayle, Peter, and Arthur Robins. 1975. Where Did I Come from?: The Facts of Life without Any Nonsense and with Illustrations. Secaucus, N.J.: L. Stuart.
McBride, Will, and Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt. 1975. Show Me!: A Picture Book of Sex for Children and Parents. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
Sendak, Maurice, Maurice Sendak, Diana Blair, and Publishers Harper & Row. 1970. In the Night Kitchen. [New York]: Harper & Row, Publishers.
United States, Health Services Administration, and Bureau of Community Health Services. 1979. A Decision-Making Approach to Sex Education: A Curriculum Guide and Implementation Manual for a Model Program with Adolescents and Parents. Rockville, MD; Washington: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services ; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.
———. 1980a. Birth Control Info for Teens: Here’s the Word on Birth Control for Teens. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
United States. Health Services Administration. Bureau of Community Health Services. 1980a. Birth Control Info for Teens: Maybe You Need to Take Another Look. DHHS Publication, No. (HSA) 81-5617. Rockville, Md.: U.S.
Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
———. 1980b. Birth Control Info for Teens: You’d Be Amazed at How Many Teens Say “No”. DHHS Publication, No.
(HSA) 81-5660. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
United States, Health Services Administration, and Bureau of Community Health Services. 1980b. Changes and Choices: Your Children and Sex. [Rockville, Md.]: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
———. 1980c. Changes: Sex and You. [Rockville, Md.]: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
———. 1980d. Choices: You and Sex. [Rockville, Md.]: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services.
The Sexual Revolution: Manuals and How-To Books
Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. 2000. Nuestros cuerpos, nuestras vidas. Nueva York: Siete Cuentos Editorial.
———. 2011. Our Bodies, Ourselves. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Boston Women’s Health Course Collective. 1971. Our Bodies, Our Selves: A Course by and for Women. Boston, Mass.: New England Free Press : Boston Women’s Health Course Collective.
Comfort, Alex, Charles Raymond, and Christopher F Foss. 1972. The Joy of Sex: A Cordon Bleu Guide to Lovemaking.
[New York]: Simon and Schuster.
Curtis, Lindsay R. 1968. Sensible Sex, a Guide for Newlyweds. Salt Lake City: Publishers Press.
2 Mooney, Thomas O, Theodore M Cole, and Chilgren. 1975. Sexual Options for Paraplegics and Quadriplegics.
Boston: Little, Brown.
Reuben, David R. 1969. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask. New York:
Silverstein, Charles, and Edmund White. 1977. The Joy of Gay Sex: An Intimate Guide for Gay Men to the Pleasures of a Gay Lifestyle. New York: Crown Publishers.
Sisley, Emily L, and Bertha Harris. 1978. The Joy of Lesbian Sex: A Tender and Liberated Guide to the Pleasures and Problems of a Lesbian Lifestyle. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Vātsyāyana, Richard Francis Burton, and F. F Arbuthnot. 2003. The Pop-up Kama Sutra: 6 Paper-Engineered Variations. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.
Westheimer, Ruth K. 2014. Sex for Dummies (miniature Edition). Accessed September 4.
Age of AIDS: Children, Teens and Parents
Blank, Joani, and Marcia Quackenbush. 1989. A Kid’s First Book about Sex. Burlingame, Calif.: Yes Press.
Cole, Joanna, and Alan Tiegreen. 1988. Asking about Sex and Growing up: A Question-and-Answer Book for Boys and Girls. New York: Morrow Junior Books.
Gitchel, Sam, and Lorri Foster. 1986. Let’s Talk about... S-E-X: A Read-and-Discuss Guide for People 9 to 12 and Their Parents. Fresno, Calif.: Planned Parenthood of Central California.
Harris, Robie H, and Michael Emberley. 1994. It’s Perfectly Normal: A Book about Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health. Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press.
Straight Talk: A Magazine for Teens about AIDS.
Age of AIDS: Gay Men
Channing L. Bete Co. 1984. What Gay and Bisexual Men Should Know about AIDS. South Deerfield, MA: Channing L. Bete Co.
GAPA Community HIV Project. 1991. Safe Sex Comes in All Languages: Postcards from the Land of Safer Sex. San Francisco: GAPA Community HIV Project.
SF Dept of Public Health. Pamphlet: AIDS Information for Gay and Bisexual Men.
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. 1982. Play Fair!. San Francisco: Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Age of AIDS: General Population
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). 1987. What You Should Know about AIDS: Facts about the Disease, How to Protect Yourself and Your Family, What to Tell Others : An Important Message from the U.S. Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control. [Atlanta, Ga.?]: U.S. Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control.
Koop, C. Everett, United States, Public Health Service, and Office of the Surgeon General. 1986. Surgeon General’s Report on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. [Rockville, Md.?]: U.S. Public Health Service.
McIlvenna, Ted, PreVent Group, and Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. 1987. The Complete Guide to Safe Sex. Beverly Hills, CA (P.O. Box 6785, Beverly Hills 90212): Published for the PreVenT Group by Specific Press.
Sabogal, Fabio, Regina Otero-Sabogal, American Red Cross, and Hispanic HIV/SIDA Program. 1990. HIV/AIDS Prevention for the Family. Washington, DC: American Red Cross.
United States, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General, and Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). 1988.
Understanding AIDS. Rockville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control.
What Everyone Should Know about AIDS. 1986. South Deerfield, Mass.: Channing L. Bete Co.
What Young People Should Know about AIDS. 1988. South Deerfield, MA: Channing L. Bete Co.
3 UC Academic works
Foucault, Michel, Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault, and Michel Foucault. 1978. The History of Sexuality. New York:
Joyce, Rosemary A. 2008. Ancient Bodies, Ancient Lives: Sex, Gender, and Archaeology. New York: Thames & Hudson.
Laqueur, Thomas Walter. 1990. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
———. 2003. Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation. New York: Zone Books.
Organista, Kurt C., Paula A. Worby, James Quesada, Sonya G. Arreola, Alex H. Kral, and Sahar Khoury. 2012.
“Sexual Health of Latino Migrant Day Labourers under Conditions of Structural Vulnerability.” Culture, Health & Sexuality 15 (1): 58–72. doi:10.1080/13691058.2012.740075.
Potts, Malcolm, and R. V Short. 1999. Ever since Adam and Eve: The Evolution of Human Sexuality. Cambridge;
New York: Cambridge University Press.
Williams, Linda. 1989. Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the “Frenzy of the Visible.” Berkeley: University of California Press.
Carr, Jennifer, and Ben Rumback. 2010. Be Who You Are. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Corinna, Heather. 2007. S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-to-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide to Get You through High School and College. New York: Da Capo.
Ewert, Marcus, and Rex Ray. 2008. 10,000 Dresses. New York: Seven Stories Press.
Hartman, Davida. 2014. Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Professional’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing Issues, Supporting Sexuality and Responding to Inappropriate Behaviours.
Lamb, Sharon. 2013. Sex Ed for Caring Schools: Creating an Ethics-Based Curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press.
Miller, Saiya, and Liza Bley. 2013. Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf: A Sex Education Comic Book. Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press.
Newman, Lesléa, and Diana Souza. 2000. Heather Has Two Mommies. Los Angeles: Alyson Wonderland.
Newman, Lesléa, and Carol Thompson. 2009a. Daddy, Papa, and Me. Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Press.
———. 2009b. Mommy, Mama, and Me. Berkeley: Tricycle Press.
Parents Speak Up National Campaign (U.S.), United States, and Department of Health and Human Services. 2009.
Ready to talk helping parents talk about sex. [Washington, D.C.]: Parents Speak Up National Campaign, Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Price, Joan. 2011. Naked at Our Age Talking out Loud about Senior Sex. Berkeley, Calif.: Seal Press.
San Francisco (Calif.), and STD Prevention and Control Services. 2003. The Adventures of Healthy Penis. San Francisco: San Francisco Dept. of Public Health STD Prevention & Control Services.
Schaal, Kristen, and Rich Blomquist. 2010. The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex. San Francisco, Calif.: Chronicle Books.
Sprinkle, Annie. 1998. Annie Sprinkle: Postporn Modernist : My 25 Years as a Multimedia Whore. San Francisco, CA:
Other works that didn’t make it in the exhibit cases Please note that this is not meant to be a comprehensive list of sex ed books but rather a representative (and admittedly arbitrary) list of resources on the topic in the UC Berkeley libraries.
4 Ald, Roy. 1969. Sex off Campus. New York: Grosset & Dunlap.
Alexander, Ruth Bell. 1987. Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships. New York:
Allyn, David. 2000. Make Love, Not War: The Sexual Revolution, an Unfettered History. Boston, Mass: Little, Brown.
Alter, Judith S, United States Center for Health Promotion and Education (U.S.), Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services, and Division of Family Planning. 1983. Teaching Parents to Be the Primary Sexuality Educators of Their Children: Final Report. Atlanta, Ga.: The Center.