– Times Literary Supplement
'If you're going to talk about women in the 21st century, you MUST read Peggy Orenstein s "Girls & Sex." No one else is asking these questions; so no one else, then, is finding out the answers.'
– Caitlin Moran, Author of How to Be a Woman
'Peggy Orenstein sheds light on an important and too often misunderstood topic. Her reporting shows how a healthy and direct approach to sexuality is a key component of gender equality.'
– Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org
'A nuanced read for anyone who remembers being a young woman and anyone who is raising the next generation of girls (and boys) for whom we hope the future holds sexual satisfaction, not pain or disappointment.'
– Rebecca Traister, More
‘A vital work for parents and teachers of teenagers’.
– Jenni Murray, Observer, Books of the Year
“Sex and teenagers have always gone together, but parents reading Orenstein’s frank exploration of current trends may still be in for a shock… This isn’t a comfortable book to read (Orenstein herself admits twinges a few times), but it’s an important one.”
“Fascinating… A wise and sharply argued look at how girls are navigating the complicated new landscape of sex and sexuality.”
“I’m not going to tell you to go right now and buy a copy…. I’m going to tell you to buy two copies: One for yourself, and one for the teenager in your life.”
– Mary Elizabeth Williams, Salon
“Thought-provoking... Girls & Sex is full of thoughtful concern and empathetic questions.”
– Cindi Leive, New York Times Book Review