Behavior: Confessions and Comics

"I Had to Prove My Manhood —and My Wife Had to Pay the Price!" "My Minister Taught Me All About Love, But He Wouldn't Let Me Be a Real Woman!" "How I Spent My Summer Vacation—and Nearly Died Three Months Later!" "Mama Made Me Do It, But She Wouldn't Tell Me Why!"

The titles are titillating—and similar to those on the cover of any pulp magazine. But True To Life is published by Emory University, and it is meant to teach, not tease. Noting that most of the women who went to Emory's birth-control clinic in Atlanta were avid readers of confessions,...

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