In conclusion, these radical new discoveries about female sexuality would not have been possible had Shere Hite conducted a simple and controversy-free research project. It was due to the repetitions and detail inherent in the questionnaire as well as the report that conclusive facts about the nature and complexity of women’s sexuality is properly established. The vast range of participant responses also suggest how their true feelings were not openly conveyed due to culturally and historically constructed taboos in western society. Hite’s contribution lies in eliciting these implicit taboos and dispelling patriarchal views on what constitutes female sexuality. For this notable contribution to western society and culture, we all are indebted to Shere Hite and her various reports on sexuality.
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