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Donna Freitas

Donna Freitas

Donna Freitas is a college professor, writer and author of adult and young adult fiction. She is best known for her sociology and religious research that focuses on issues related to sex, romance, relationships and consent.[7]

She has spoken about her work to college students in the United States engaging them on their attitudes toward religion, spirituality and especially what they think about sex and the "hookup" culture on campuses.

One of her works of young adult fiction, The Possibilities of Sainthood, is listed in Booklist's 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000.[8]

She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Selected works


  • The Possibilities of Sainthood (2008)

  • This Gorgeous Game (2010)

  • The Survival Kit (2011)

  • Gold Medal Summer (2012)

  • Gold Medal Winter (2014)

  • The Tenderness of Thieves (2015)

  • Unplugged (2016)


  • The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled, and Confused About Intimacy (2013)

  • Sex and the Soul : Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses (2015)

  • The Happiness Effect: How Social Media Is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost (2017)

  • Consent on Campus: A Manifesto (2018)

  • Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention (2019)


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