Abstract

Abstract:

The purpose of the current study was to explore pleasure mapping among (N=215) Black women living in the South using Black Feminist Thought and Cite Black Women critical praxis. Participants identified 78 activities that were most pleasurable. There were nine distinct themes of activities including oral sex, foreplay, clitoral and combined stimulation, masturbation, penetration, sensuality, shared intimacy, self- and partnered body awareness, and power and control. Findings from this study inform a pleasure mapping technique. Implications for sexualities educators are provided.

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