STOLEN WOMEN gives us what Mama couldn't--a way to be in charge of our own bodies. This probing, fact-based book dissects the myths, discards the stereotypes, and unshackles our minds. --BEBE MOORE CAMPBELL Author of Brothers and Sisters The culmination of twenty-two years of clinical practice and in-depth interviews with hundreds of African American women. --Ebony Groundbreaking research breaks down why we came to be at increased risk and how we can protect ourselves for the future. --Essence Finally, we have the first book that breaks the silence. Dr. Wyatt presents a well-researched and balanced perspective of the sexual experiences of African American women. It explodes the myths, examines our past, and sets the path for our healing and our future survival. This is a book that should be read by anyone who kws or cares about African American women. --Gloria Johnson Powell, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University A long-awaited look at the stereotypes and sexual myths that surround African American women. --The Chicago TribunE
GAIL ELIZABETH WYATT, PhD, is the nation's leading expert on black female sexuality. A professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral science at UCLA, she has appeared on national television and radio programs, including CNN and Black Entertainment Television. Her award-winning research has been featured in the New York Times, Ebony, the Los Angeles Times, Essence, and Emerge.