Notes from the Back Room: Gender, Power, and (In)Visibility in Women's Experiences of Masturbation

@article{Fahs2014NotesFT,
  title={Notes from the Back Room: Gender, Power, and (In)Visibility in Women's Experiences of Masturbation},
  author={Breanne Fahs and Elena Frank},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={51},
  pages={241 - 252}
}
While popular culture has more frequently depicted women's masturbation in recent years, scholarly attention to women's own meaning making about masturbation remains largely absent. Existing research that emphasizes women's masturbation frequency, health correlates, masturbation as a factor in couples therapy, and masturbation as a substitute for partnered sexual behaviors have dominated the research, largely neglecting social identity correlates and women's subjectivities about masturbation… 
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