Table of contents for Encyclopedia of sex and gender / Fedwa Malti-Douglas, editor-in-chief.

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'A'isha
Abortion, Legal and Political Issues
Abortion, Medical Issues
Abstinence
Adam and Eve
Adolescent Sexuality
Adultery
Advertising
Africa: I. History
Africa: II. Political and Cultural Agendas
Africa: III. Art and Literature
Africa: IV. Religions
Afrocentrism
Afterglow
AIDS and HIV: I. Overview
AIDS and HIV: II. History
AIDS and HIV: III. Effects on Population
AIDS and HIV: IV. Treatments and Prevention
AIDS and HIV: V. Social and Political Responses
Alan of Lille
Allegory
Amazons
Anahita
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Androgyny
Animals, Sexual Symbolism of
Anorgasmic
Anthropology
Aphrodite
Aquinas, Thomas
Arabian Nights
Aristotle
Arousal
Art
Art, Drama/Performance
Artemis Diana
Artificial Insemination
Artists, Women
Asexuality
Athena
Automobiles
Avuncular
Backroom
Baha'i Faith
Baker, Jos¿phine
Baldwin, James
Barbie
Baths, Public: I. Greco-Roman
Baths, Public: II. Muslim Middle East
Baths, Public: III. West, Middle Ages--Present
Beard
Beatrice
Beatrice of the Kongo
Beauty Pageants
Beauvoir, Simone de
Beguines
Behn, Aphra
Betty Boop
Bible, New Testament
Bible, Old Testament or Tanakh
Big Bad Wolf
Bijoux Indiscrets
Bingen, Hildegard of
Biology
Birth
Bisexuality
Black Arts Movement
Blaxploitation Films
Blood
Blues
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Body Image
Body Modifications
Body, Depictions and Metaphors
Body, Theories of
Bogomils and Cathars
Bonaparte, Marie
Bondage and Discipline
Bosch, Hieronymus
Boswell, John
Boys, Construction of
Brain
Brant¿me
Buddhism
Bugger, Buggery
Bulldagger
Bundling
Burchard of Worms
Burlesque
Butch/Femme
Buttocks
Byzantium
Call Girl
Camille, Michael
Camp
Cancer, Breast
Cancer, Prostate
Cannibalism
Canon Law
Canon, Revising the
Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da
Carlini, Benedetta
Casanova
Castrati
Castration
Catalina de Erauso
Catherine the Great
Catholicism
Celestina
Celibacy
Cellini, Benvenuto
Censorship
Chastity
Chastity Belt
Chat Room
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Chicana Movement
Childcare
Childhood Sexuality
China: I. Pre-Modern
China: II. Modern
China: III. Erotic Art
China: IV. Erotic Literature
China: V. Women's Roles in Modern
Christ
Christianity, Early and Medieval
Christianity, Reformation to Modern
Circuit Party
Circumcision, Male
Cleopatra
Clitoris
Closets
Clothing
Codpiece
Coitus
Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle
Colonialism
Comics Code
Comics/Comic Strips
Coming Out
Communism and Marxism
Computers
Concubinage
Conduct Books
Confucianism
Contraception: I. Overview
Contraception: II. Beliefs and Myths
Contraception: III. Methods
Contraception: IV. Relation to Sexual Practices and Gender Roles
Contraception: V. Policies and Effects
Coprophilia
Courtesans
Courtly Love, Western
Creation Stories
Cruising
Daddy
Dahomey, Women Warriors/Wives of the King
Damian, Peter
Dance
Dandyism
Dante Alighieri
Daoism (Taoism)
Date Rape Drugs
Dating
Daughter of the Nile Union
Daughters of Bilitis
Death
Demography: I. America and Europe
Demography: II. Australia
Demography: III. Middle East and North Africa
Demography: IV. Asia
Demography: V. Africa
Desire, as Historical Category
Dietrich, Marlene
Dildo
Disability, Fetishization of
Disability, Sex and
Divine
Domestic Partnership
Domestic Violence
Domination
Don Juan
Drag Kings
Drag Queens
Dreams and Eroticism, Dream Books
Drugs, Recreational
Dulcinea
Dwarves and Giants
Dyke
Eating Disorders
Ecofeminism
Economics
Education: I. Gender in America
Education: II. GLBT Issues
Education: III. International Issues
Effeminacy
Egypt, Pharaonic
Egyptian Feminist Union
Ejaculation
Elderly, Sex Among
Eleno
Elizabeth I
Ellis, Henry Havelock
Employment Discrimination
Enlightenment
Erectile Tissue
Erection
Erogenous Zones
Eros, Cupid
Erotic Art
Erotic Photography
Erotic Transference
Erotic/Adult Comics
Eroticism, Urethral
Espionage
Esquire
Essentialism
Esther
Eunuchs
Exhibitionism
Fabliaux
Fairy Tales
Family
Family Leave Act
Family Planning
Family, Alternative
Fanny Hill
Fap
Farrokhzad, Foruq
Fascism
Fashion System
Fatherhood
Fatima
Female
Female Genital Mutilation
Feminism: I. African (Sub-Saharan)
Feminism: II. Asian
Feminism: III. Middle Eastern
Feminism: IV. Western
Femme
Fertility
Film, Gender and Eroticism: I. History
Film, Gender and Eroticism: II. Art and Auteur Cinema
Film, Gender and Eroticism: III. Cult and Marginal Cinema
Film, Gender and Eroticism: IV. Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Film
Flirting
Folk Beliefs and Rituals
Folk Healers and Healing
Folklore
Food
Foot Binding
Fops
Foreplay
Fornication
Fotonovelas
Foucault, Michel
Freud, Sigmund
Friendships, Passionate
Frigidity
Frottage
Fundamentalism
Funerary Customs, Non-Western
Funerary Customs, Western
Furries
G.I. Joe
Galen
Ganymede
Garland, Judy
Gay
Gaze
Gender Confusion
Gender Dysphoria
Gender Identity
Gender Roles: I. Overview
Gender Roles: II. History
Gender Roles: III. Contemporary Understanding
Gender Roles: IV. Feminist and Gay/Lesbian Perspectives
Gender Stereotype
Gender Studies
Gender, Theories of
Genet, Jean
Genetics and Gender
Genitalia, as Apotropaic
Genitals, Female
Genitals, Male
Gentileschi, Artemisia
Gigolo
Girls, Construction of
Gnosticism
Goddess Worship
Goddesses, Earth
Goddesses, Mother
Gouges, Olympe de
Greco-Roman Art
G-Spot
Guilt
Gynaeceum
Gypsy Rose Lee
Hair
Hall, Radclyffe
Harassment, Sexual
Harems
Harlem Renaissance
Hate Crimes
Heloise and Abelard
Hermaphrodites
Herrenfrage
Heterosexuality
Hierarchy
Hijras
Himes, Chester
Hinduism
Hippocrates
History and Historiography, Modern
Hite Report
Hokhma
Homoaffectivity, Concept
Homoeroticism, Female/Male, Concept
Homophobia
Homosexuality in the Christian Church
Homosexuality, Contemporary: I. Overview
Homosexuality, Contemporary: II. History
Homosexuality, Contemporary: III. Cultural Functions
Homosexuality, Contemporary: IV. Issues
Homosexuality, Defined
Homosexuality, Male, History of
Honor and Shame
Honor Crimes
Hormones: I. Overview
Hormones: II. Sex Hormones
Hormones: III. Hormonal Diseases
Houri
Hustler
Hysterectomy
Ibsen, Henrik
Ide and Olive
Immaculate Conception
Impotency
Inanna-Ishtar
Incest
Infanticide
Infantile Sexuality
Infertility
Initiation
Inquisition, Spanish
Internet
Intersex
Intimacy
Iron, Gendered Symbolism
Isis
Islam
Israelite Society
Jainism
Japan: I. Modern
Japan: II. Erotic Literature
Japan: III. Erotic Art
Japan: IV. Courtly Love
Japan: V. Women's Literature in Modern
Japan: VI. Women's Roles in Modern
Japan: VII. Family Roles
Jazz
Jeh
Jewish Tradition, Gender and Women
Jewish Women's League
Jinn
Joan of Arc
Joseph Story, The
Judaism
Judaism, Gender and Queering
Judith
Juvenal
Kahlo, Frida
Kali
Kama and the Kama Sutra
Kept
Khadija
King Henry III of France
Kinky
Kinsey, Alfred
Kiss, Modern
Kiss, Pre-Modern
Kollontai, Alexandra
Krafft-Ebing, Richard
Labor and Workforce in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
Lacan, Jacques
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lady MacBeth
Ladyboys (Kathoeys)
Language
Lawrence, D. H.
Le roman de Silence
Legends and Myths
Lesbian, Contemporary: I. Overview
Lesbian, Contemporary: II. Post 1950
Lesbian, Contemporary: III. Status
Lesbianism
Lesbian-Like
Lesbos
Lewinsky Affair
Liberace
Libido
Lilith
Literature: I. Overview
Literature: II. The Study of
Literature: III. Popular
Literature: IV. Gay, Creative
Literature: V. Lesbian, Creative
Little Red Riding Hood
Lolita
Lorde, Audre
Love Poetry
Love, Devotional and Erotic
Lubricant
Lust
Madwoman in the Attic
Magic
Maiden
Mail-Order Brides
Making Out
Male
Male Bonding
Malinche
Manichaeism
Manliness
Manly (Masculine) Woman
Mapplethorpe, Robert
Marbod of Rennes
Marginalia in Medieval Manuscripts
Marie Antoinette
Marriage
Marriage Bed, Rituals of
Marriage, Spiritual
Martyrdom
Mary Magdalene
Mary, Mother of Jesus
Masculinity: I. Overview
Masculinity: II. Attributes and Functions
Masculinity: III. Contemporary Theories
Masculinity: IV. In Media and Culture
Masturbation
Matriarchy
Matrilineality
Maya
Media
Medicine, Ancient
Medusa
Melancholia and Sex
Men's Movement
Men's Studies
M¿nage ¿ Trois
Menarche, Cultural and Spiritual Meanings
Menarche, Physiology and Psychology
Menopause
Menstruation
Mermaid
Metrosexuals
Michelangelo
Middle Ages
Midwives
Mignons
Military
Miller, Henry
Miscegenation
Missionary position
Mistress
Mithraism
Monasticism
Monogamy
Monroe, Marilyn
Motherhood
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Cultures
Mucous Membranes
Music
Music Videos
Music, Women in Muslim Africa
Mysticism
Narcissism
Nationalism
Necrophilia
Nefandum
Nefertiti
Neuter
New Religions, Women's Roles in
Nin, Ana¿s
Nomadism
Nose
Nude in Visual Arts
Nudist Camps
Nymphomania
Obscene
Oedipus, Myth of
Onanism
One-Child One-Family Policy
One-Sex Theory
Opera
Oracles
Oral Sex
Orgasm
Orgy
Other, Constructing the
Ovid
Pasolini, Pier Paolo
Passing (Woman)
Patriarchy
Patrilineality
Pattini
Paul (Saint)
Pederasty
Pedophilia
Peep Shows
Penance
Penetration
Penis
Penis Extenders
Penthouse
Performance Enhancers
Personals
Perversity, Polymorphous
Petting
Philosophy
Philosophy, Feminist
Phone Sex
Physical Culture
Piercings
Pilgrimages: I. Buddhism
Pilgrimages: II. Christianity
Pilgrimages: III. Hinduism
Pilgrimages: IV. Islam
Pilgrimages: V. Judaism
Pin-Ups
Pizan, Christine de
Planned Parenthood
Plants, Sexual Symbolism of
Plat Lynes, George
Plato
Playboy
Pleasure
Political Satire
Politics
Porneia
Pornography
Possession
Prayer
Predator, Sexual
Preface
Pregnancy
Pre-Raphaelism/Symbolism
Presley, Elvis
Priesthoods, Priests, and Priestesses
Prison, Detention and Correctional Institutions
Privacy
Production Code (Hays Code)
Prostitution
Protestantism
Psychiatry
Psychoanalysis
Puberty
Queen
Queen of Sheba, Myth of
Queens
Queens, Power and Sexuality
Queer
Queering, Queer Theory, and Early Modern Culture
Rabelais, Fran¿ois
Raffalovitch, Marc-Andre
Rap Music
Rape
Reich, Wilhelm
Religion, Study of
Renaissance
Renault, Mary
Rent Boy
Reproduction (Procreation)
Reproductive Technologies
Rock and Roll
Romance of the Rose
Romeo and Juliet
Rosie the Riveter
Rough Music
Royalty
Rubens, Peter Paul
Sacher-Masoch, Leopold von
Sade, Marquis de
Sadism
Sadomasochism
Saints, Male and Female
Salome
Salsa
Same-Sex Love and Sex, Terminology
Sand, George
Sanger, Margaret
Sappho
Satisfaction
Satyriasis
Scatology
Scottsboro case
Scouts, Boy and Girl
Seduction
Sex
Sex Aids
Sex and Empire
Sex Crimes
Sex Industry
Sex Manuals, Ancient World
Sex Manuals, China
Sex Manuals, India
Sex Manuals, Islam
Sex Manuals, Japan
Sex Manuals, Old and Modern West
Sex Museums
Sex Museums, Chinese
Sex Research
Sex Roles
Sex Shop
Sex Symbol
Sex Tourism
Sex, Race, and Power: An Intersectional Study
Sexology
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Education
Sexual Fantasy
Sexual Identity
Sexual Instinct
Sexual Inversion
Sexual Literacy
Sexual Objects
Sexual Orientation
Sexual Perversion
Sexual Practices
Sexual Revolution
Sexual Subcultures
Sexual Tension
Sexuality
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sha'rawi, Huda
Shakespeare, William
Shamanism
Shekhinah, God's Bride
Shepard, Matthew Wayne
Shintoism
Sikhism
Sin contra naturam
Slang, Sexual
Slavery
Snuff Films
Sodom and Gomorrah
Sodomy
Sodomy Laws
Sodomy, Repression of
Song of Songs
Sophia
Space, Public and Private
Spinster
Sports
Star-Crossed Lovers
Stein, Gertrude and Alice B. Toklas
Sterilization
Stonewall
Story of O
Strange Fruit
Suffrage
Superheroes
Surrogates, Sexual
Susanna at Her Bath
Svengali
Swinging
Switchhitter
Symbolism
Syphilis
Tantra
Tattooing
Temptation of Saint-Anthony (image)
Terrorism
Third Sex
Throat
Tiamat
Till, Emmett Louis
Tiresias
Toilets, Public
Tomboy
Tongue
Top/Bottom
Toys
Trafficking of Women
Trannie Whore
Transgender
Transsexual F to M
Transsexual M to F
Transvestism
Tribadism, Historical
Tribadism, Modern
Trojan Women
Umoja
Uranians
Uterus
Vagina
Vampires
Vampirism
Van Gulik, Robert
Vargas, Alberto
Veiling
Venus
Venus de Milo
Verniolle, Arnaud de
Vestal Virgin
Vetula, Old Whore
Violence
Virginity
Voyeurism
War
Warhol, Andy
Watersports
Welfare
West, Mae
Wet Dreams
Wet Nurses
Whitman, Walt
Whore
Widows and Widowers
Wilde, Oscar
Witch Trials, Europe
Witchcraft
Wollstonecraft, Mary
Women Writers, Emergence
Women's Studies
Women's Human Rights
Wonder Woman
Woolf, Virginia
X (Rated)
Yin and Yang
YMCA/YWCA
Yoga
Yoni Worship
Zenobia
Zhang, Jingsheng
Zoroastrianism

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sex -- Encyclopedias.
Sex -- Cross-cultural studies.