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Women do not necessarily masturbate to orgasm

It is difficult to establish the nature of female masturbation. Women do not always use fantasy as men do, which suggests they may not...

Intercourse stimulates only the penetrator’s sex organ

Men, both gay and straight, can enjoy the intensely pleasurable sensations of anal penetration, when combined with appropriate lubrication and a sensitive lover. But...

Women are much slower to arouse with a lover

Lesbians have the advantage (as women) of having a similar responsiveness as their lovers. Also being women, they are not so intent on genital...

The clitoris is the one and only female sex organ

To state the obvious: men have no organ equivalent to the vagina. Male orgasm rewards men for the reproductive act of ejaculation but there is...

Confusion over anatomy only arises with a male lover

Men’s orgasm techniques are consistent regardless of sexual orientation. Once he has responded to a turn-on, a man stimulates his penis whether he engages...

Women’s sexuality is not limited by orgasm

Female orgasm is not easy and to suggest otherwise trivialises the effort women’s partners make to arouse them. Women ‘respond’ to please a lover....

The sexual anatomy involved in female orgasm

Because she targeted female masturbation specifically, Shere Hite’s sample included even more women (82%) who masturbated (compared with Kinsey’s sample). Yet even though such...