Boundary breaches: the body, sex and sexuality after stoma surgery.

@article{Manderson2005BoundaryBT,
  title={Boundary breaches: the body, sex and sexuality after stoma surgery.},
  author={Lenore Manderson},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={405-15}
}
People with limited or no bladder or bowel control, who have had a stoma to manage elimination, have a particular awareness of the proximity of the sites of pleasure and excretion. Drawing on interviews and related ethnography conducted in Australia from 1998 to 2001, this paper explores how men and women with permanent continence problems negotiate their sexuality around their bodily unreliability. Pleasurable sex, idealized, involves losing control. People who are incontinent or rely on a… CONTINUE READING

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