Sofia Jawed-Wessel:
The lies we tell pregnant women

TEDxOmaha · 14:56 · Filmed Oct 2016
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"When we tell women that sex isn't worth the risk during pregnancy, what we're telling her is that her sexual pleasure doesn't matter ... that she in fact doesn't matter," says sex researcher Sofia Jawed-Wessel. In this eye-opening talk, Jawed-Wessel mines our views about pregnancy and pleasure to lay bare the relationship between women, sex and systems of power.

Sex researcher
Sofia Jawed-Wessel's teachings utilize a sex-positive and pleasure-inclusive approach to providing medically accurate, comprehensive sexuality education. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxOmaha, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.

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