Meet the Feared 'Promiscuous Woman' of 1960s Medical Literature

"There have been many guesses as to what makes a woman 'easy'," writes Dr. Marcus McBroom, at the beginning of his 1963 article "A Clinical Appraisal of Some Sexually Promiscuous Females." Published in the Journal of the National Medical Association, his musings—like many of the other variably absurd, frightening,… » 2/23/15 4:10pm 2/23/15 4:10pm

Is "Sex Addict" Memoirist Kerry Cohen Even Actually A Slut?

Kerry Cohen is the author of two autobiographical books, Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity and Easy, but not being big readers on subjects we feel are more ideally suited to learning by "doing", we hadn't heard of her before a May Marie Claire interview, "Confessions of a Sex Addict." What, wonders the magazine,… » 4/22/08 12:00pm 4/22/08 12:00pm