Thursday, October 24, 2013

Coming Soon: Expanded Version of Mythology of Pussy and Dick, 387 pages

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"Your artists give you visions and prophesy. If you don't support your artists, you will get no visions and see no prophesy!"--Amiri Baraka
of Pussy and Dick
Psychosocial Sexuality
Marvin X
387 pages,
Black Bird Press, 1222 Dwight Way, Berkeley CA

"Mythology of Pussy and Dick is a compilation of everything Marvin X has written on sexuality in America and the world. There are those who will miss this opportunity to receive wisdom from our brother because of the language he uses to describe the male and female anatomy, and his perceived objectification of women and men, and this is a tragedy because this information is crucial for men and women who are suffering from a psycho-linguistic and psychosexual crisis, some are inflicting actual violence upon mates in their male/female and same gender loving relationships...."
--Delores Nochi, introduction

The message in this book is resonating on a grassroots level, like Eldridge Cleaver''s "Soul on Ice" did when it first came out, and has become a hit among urban youth who claim it helps them "step up their game" or realize that they have something - and are something - of value that deserves appreciation and respect. And the youth who otherwise don't read, do read this book and even squabble over ownership, as if it were black gold!
Mythology Defined
Don’t Say Pussy
What is Love
Part One: Mythology of Pussy and Dick
Tiger Woods
Gender Studies at Academy of Da Corner
Insanity of Sex
Part Two: For the Women
Parable of a Real Woman
Parable of Woman in the Box
The Comforter
Parable of Value
Women without Men
The Lonely Hearts Club
Political & Sexual Anorexia and Mama at Twilight:
Dr. Julia Hare and Ayodele Nzingha
Nisa Ra
Parable of the Bitter Bitch
Fahizah on Bitter Bitch
Dialogue on Bitter Bitch
The White Woman
In Search of my Soul Sister
Babylon Brooklyn
Black Woman’s Breast KO’s America
How to Love a Thinking Woman
Poem for Young Mothers
Womanhood Rite of Passage:
Bathroom Graffiti Queen
Parable of Woman at the Well
Wounded in the House of a Friend—Sonia Sanchez
Part Three: For the Men
Baby Boy: A Manhood Training Rite
Calling all Black Men
Abstract for the Elders Council
Abstract for a Youth Council
Memorial Day
Bitch Led Nigguhs
Toxic Love
How to Find a BMW (Black Man Working) Dr. Julia Hare, a review
Part Four: Family
Parable of Family
Family II
Courtship: You Don’t Know Me
Parable of the Pit Bull
Getting Out
Malcolm and Betty, A Love Song
Malcolm’s Letter to Elijah
I Will Go into the City
The Other Woman
Confession of a Polygamist
Confession of a Wife Beater
I Shot Him
Moment in Paradise
When I Think About the Women in my Life
Parable of Children and the Catholic Church
Part Five: Rape and Violence
Partner Violence and Spirituality
Parable of Insecurity
The Dick and Gun
Parable of Rape
Rape and Mythology
VIP Nigguhs and Rape
Confession of a Rapist
Eldridge Cleaver, Confession of a Rapist
Woman Stoned to Death
Parable of a Gangsta
Beyond Gang Violence, toward Political Power
A Pan African Love Story
Parable of Pain
Anger Management During the Holidays
Part Six: Prostitution
Same sex marriage, straight men, prostitution
Dialogue on Prostitution
Fillmore Slim on Pimpin
The Maid, the Ho, the Cook
Negro Psychosocial Sexuality in the Post Crack Era
Pay da Ho ta Go
Part Seven: Gay/Lesbian
Poetic Sexuality
The Prince of Peace and James Baldwin
Same Sex Marriage and Black Liberation
Love Letter to Gay and Lesbian Youth
Parable of Women without Men
Fable of Rooster and Hen
Part Eight: Creativity and Sexuality
Never Love a Poet
Poetic Sexuality
Poetics of Love
Parable of the Old Lovers
Part Nine: National Tour
Sacramento CA
Howard University, Washington, DC
Final Notes at Howard University
Comment from Philadelphia Locks Conference
Toward the Language of Love
Parable of the Moment
Letting Go
Joy and Happiness
Is Mythology Porno? OPD Swoop Down on Marvin X
For Whites Only
Oakland Man Jacked in Sac by Youth for copy of MOP
Comment on a White Woman, Tim Wise
Fly to Allah, review by Johari Amini
Letter from Shawn Fabio

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