Coming down hard on anti-porn feminists like Catharine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin even more than on the Religious Right , she argues for tolerance and maintains that the heterosexual nuclear family, reproductive legislation, and patriarchal society in general are likely to do more damage to women than any X-rated films. Each essay is separate but somehow blends seamlessly into the next essay so you can read one essay or all of them. Among her seven books are Women of the Way and Stepping Westward. The strength of the book is found in the personal stories Tisdale sprinkles throughout. I like sex, but I also like other things. As long as there is no victimization going on, I no longer consider there to be moral ground for sexuality. I don't expect readers to agree or disagree with my ideas. After all, if there is one thing I've learned in my three decades on this planet, it's that anytime you generalize about a group of people, you are probably going to be wrong. The result is a 'philosophy'--an intimate, entirely personal philosophy about the role of sex in human life. In Talk Dirty to Me, I discuss pornography, prostitution, orgasms, fantasies, and other things sexual, but the book is about why these things are significant. The other thing is that its not long enough. But I also don't doubt that there are some sex workers who look at their work as a job that happens to pay really well, and I also don't doubt that some sex workers do their job because they have no other choice. She checks out sex clubs, sex toy stores, pornography shops, and erotic novels, citing everyone from Roland Barthes to Susie Bright. The one I remember most is her idea that prostitutes and sex workers perform a service of sexual healing.