Urban erotica displays sex and spirituality as intertwined, offering a view of women as lustful and sexually proactive. This type of fiction even goes further to regulate men to the female gaze. In particular, members of the Black middle class act as gatekeepers of virtue and marginalized women who express a seductive power and sexual dynamism. Karine Steffens released a book titled Confessions of a Video Vixen that caused a stir in the media. Her words challenged the idea that women should not get to explore sexual scripts in the way that men do. Aisha Tyler wrote in her memoir Swerve that women are taught antagonism toward sexuality, which leads them to reinforce the player versus slut paradigm rampant within rap music:.
Erotica by Black Women Writers: Memoirs and Urban Fiction
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