I was young when I came to discover masturbation, and I had orgasms long before I knew what they were. Nothing about it seemed complicated. But later, magazines, comedy routines, and sitcoms taught me that my body — and vaginas in general — were mysterious and complex, often too complex for those without them to figure out.
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Those documents told me how to care for the scars next to my labia so that they would fade over time. They told me when to see a gynecologist and how often to get a pap smear. I had to figure that out on my own.
Straight women are not having near as many orgasms as men or lesbian women. It's time to close the "orgasm gap". Why does it exist?
Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance including hormone replacement therapy and other sex reassignment therapies to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender. Transsexual is a subset of transgender   but some transsexual people reject the label of transgender. Norman Haire reported that in Dora R of Germany began a surgical transition, under the care of Magnus Hirschfeldwhich ended in with a successful genital reassignment surgery.
I get asked about orgasms at least once a week—that's just life as a sex researcher for you. Considering how fleeting the actual experience really is—most times, an orgasm lasts just 10 to 20 seconds—I've always found it interesting how much achieving one matters to people. After all, orgasms are just one way that people judge whether a sexual experience was satisfying.
Freedom, trans fats, and now, having an orgasm during anal sex will join the list as one of America's great traditions. Because it turns out, Americans are doing it— and we're doing it more than anyone else. A recent survey for Cam4 asked 8, women from across the globe everything about their orgasms— how often they orgasmfrom what— you name it, they've got the details.
So, I recently read an article on KitschMix by Barbara Ward enlightening readers to the great versatility of the female body to experience an incredible variety of orgasms. Like any woman, I thought — Wow! How many of these have I experienced or can experience?