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What women want

Taddeo drove across the U.S. six times in eight years to search for sources

“EXPRESS YOURSELF, DON’T REPRESS YOURSELF/Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song wasn’t just a song; it was an artist’s slap back at her detractors. It was a battle cry, a lullaby, a lyric deposition on sex and a woman’s right to it. A J’accuse on a woman’s right

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