Ogden, Gina Survey and Article

Span Dates: 1995-1997
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 1 folder


This collection consists of a 1977 survey on women's sexuality and spirituality. It also includes her article from the Nov/Dec issue of Ms on how publishing portrays and stereotypes women's sexuality.

Hist/Bio Note

Gina Ogden is a marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and an associate professor of sexology at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco, California. She authored Women Who Love Sex: An Inquiry into the Expanding Spirit of Women’s Erotic Experience and a companion educational video Women Who Love Sex: Creating New Images of Our Sexual Selves. She has also written the “Sexuality Overview” for the Encyclopedia of Women (Routledge, 2001) and chapters for several books. The latest are: “Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality: A Group Therapy Approach to Women’s Sexual Dilemmas,” which appears in New Directions in Sex Therapy (Brunner-Routledge, 2001), and “No More Dr. Nice Gal: Developing a Voice as a Feminist Sexologist,” which appears in The Sex Scientists (Addison-Wesley, 1997). She has also written articles for magazines such as Parade, Ms., New Age, and New Woman As of 2003 she is working on a book based on information she has gathered from a national survey: “Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality.”

Finding Aid

An online finding aid is available from Cornell University Libraries at the following web address.


To explore this site, follow the link labelled "Manuscripts." The Gina Ogden Papers are held in the Human Sexuality Collection of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections at the Carl A. Kroch Library of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.


Women's spirituality | Author/editor | Feminism | Massachusetts