Talkin’ Sex: Chicanas and Mexicanas Theorize about Silences and Sexual Pleasures

@article{Zavella2020TalkinSC,
  title={Talkin’ Sex: Chicanas and Mexicanas Theorize about Silences and Sexual Pleasures},
  author={Patricia Zavella},
  journal={Chicana Feminisms},
  year={2020}
}
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