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Psych 170Professor KincaidReading response oneIn Jane Gerhard’s Revisiting "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm": The Female Orgasm inAmerican Sexual Thought and Second Wave Feminismshe uses Anne Koedt’s The Myth of theVaginal Orgasmas “a window into one moment of feminist sexual thought” (Gerard, 450).Gerhard is showing how pivotal and crucial Kodet’s article was for the history of feminism.Kodet mentioned how female pleasure used to be handled historically which came from Kodet’sarticle, which Koedt said that the experts claiming that the vaginal orgasm was attainedexclusively through intercourse was fraudulent misinformation. Kodet also claimed that themisinformation was the reason for many psychological problems for women. Gerhard afteranalyzing Kodet’s article went on to say that the female orgasm came to signify political powerfor women. Its political power came during the early years of women liberation when feministsstarted to become of age. With this political power came a new form of heterosexuality which