Myths and Facts about Sex – Bibliography


 Bennett, Gillian (2005) Bodies: Sex, Violence, Disease and Death in Contemporary Legend.  (Jackson, MI : University Press of Mississippi)

 Carroll, Dr. Aaron E. and dr. Rachel C. Vreeman (2014) Don’t Put That in There! And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked. (New York: St. Martins)

 Turner, P. (1993) I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Rumor in African American Culture (Berkeley: University of California Press)

 Whatley, & Henken, E. (2000) Did You Hear About the Girl Who — Contemporary Legends, Folklore, and Human Sexuality (New York: New York University Press)


 Mikkelson, D & Mikkelson, B, “Urban Legends Reference Pages” (last visited October 10, 2014)

 Silverberg, Cory.  “Plastic Wrap and Oral Sex: Does Plastic Wrap Provide Protection for Oral Sex.” (last visited October 10, 2014)


 Best, Joel.. et al. “The Shag Band Menace: Tracing the Spread of a Contemporary Legend.  Symbolic Interaction 35 no. 4, November 2012 : 403-420

 Christianson, Monica; Eriksson, Carola, “Myths and Misconceptions: Midwives’ perceptiosn of the hymen or vaginal open and virginity.”  British Journal of Midwifery, 21 no. 2, February 2013 : 108-115

 Dresser, Norine, “The Case of the Missing Gerbil” Western Folklore 53 no. 3, July 1994 : 229-243

 Ejder, Apay.. et al. “Student Comparison of Sexual Myths: Two-Country Case” Sexuality and Disability, 31 no. 3, September 2013, 249-262

 Lewin, Tamer, “Are These Parties for Real” New York Times 154 no. 53261, June 30, 2005 : E1-E6