Thinking sex: notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality

  title={Thinking sex: notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality},
  author={Gayle S. Rubin},
‘Asked his advice, Dr. J. Guerin affirmed that, after all other treatments had failed, he had succeeded in curing young girls affected by the vice of onanism by burning the clitoris with a hot iron . . . I apply the hot point three times to each of the large labia and another on the clitoris . . . After the first operation, from forty to fifty times a day, the number of voluptuous spasms was reduced to three or four . . . We believe, then, that in cases similar to those submitted to your… 

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