Peggy Orenstein

Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein

Talk: Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Peggy Orenstein discusses her book "Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape". Her previous two books "Waiting for Daisy" and "Cinderella Ate My Daughter" explored topics relevant to her daughter in a broad thought provoking manner. This book continues in that tradition by delving into a topic relevant to parenting girls and boys as they reach puberty and beyond.

Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein is a New York Times bestselling author of numerous books including "Waiting for Daisy", "Cinderella Ate My Daughter", and "Girls & Sex". She's a writer for the New York Times magazine as well as being published in the New Yorker, and USA Today. In addition, Peggy was named one of "40 Women Who Changed the Media Business in the Past 40 Years" by The Columbia Journalism Review.

The Book

The parents of tomorrow’s women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over 70 young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein pulls back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls’ sex lives in the modern world.

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