One of the most popular sex positions has long been a taboo topic. We tapped an expert to get the bottom of anal sex so you can too! There's nothing like having a Sex and the City -esque chat with your friends to make you feel ahead or behind the sexual curve, particularly when that curve is the butt.
Q: Anal sex is new territory for me, but not for my partner. Now he wants to share that experience with me… by sticking his finger in me. Is this safe?
Taboos, fears, or past bad experiences around anal touch has made them shy away from exploring it. And with good reason — anal sex done badly is really painful. So is anal sex pleasurable for women?
Hepatitis C: From discovery to elimination in 40 years? Hepatitis C elimination in Canada: Five approaches to make it happen. Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention includes accurate information on the fluids that can transmit HIV through this type of sex.
Dante and his best friend Randal have strong opinions on the grossness of never going ass to mouth—that is, a dick never going straight from the butt to the mouth of the same person. Is she right? But is that as gross as it sounds?
Anal sex or anal intercourse is generally the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anusor anus and rectumfor sexual pleasure. While anal sex is commonly associated with male homosexualityresearch shows that not all gay males engage in anal sex and that it is not uncommon in heterosexual relationships. Anal sex is considered a high-risk sexual practice because of the vulnerability of the anus and rectum.
Being in the dark is not doing your sexual health or self-understanding any favors. It's important that we talk about all kinds of sex because not everyone is having, or wants to have, "penis in the vagina" sex. If you do have "penis in the vagina" sex and are curious about something else, or are finding that that type of sex is not for you and you'd just like to explore other options, it's helpful to know the facts.
UK woman Emma Phillips, 24, recently made headlines for an unfortunate reason: A 7-inch sex toy she'd been using with her boyfriend disappeared inside her butt. Phillips and her boyfriend reportedly looked around the bed for the sex toy once they realized it was missing—only to discover that it was still inside Phillips, buzzing. The couple tried—and failed—to remove the toy using a fork handle and barbecue prongs. Eventually, they called an ambulance, and doctors surgically removed the toy.