When the CDC sends us a press release, we assume it's about a viral outbreak, or maybe a turning point on The Walking Dead , or something even more petrifying—like a long-forgotten STD back to haunt us , stronger and more pissed off than ever. This time, however, the federal agency issued surprising news about Here's what they found: The National Survey of Family Growth , conducted between and with people between the ages of 15 and 44, concluded that 44 percent of straight men and 36 percent of straight women have had anal sex at least once in their lives. Even factoring in the ubiquity and ease of access to hard-core porn, those numbers still seem a little startling.
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Shedding new light on sexuality in U. And almost 7 percent say they're gay or bisexual compared to 4 percent of men. Although these numbers have inched up in recent years, researchers have long noted that women exhibit more flexibility in their sexual preferences than men. The findings, based on surveys completed from to , provide an up-to-date look at how this is playing out in younger people. Stephanie Sanders, an associate director of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University, said the findings point to another trend: more women describing themselves as bisexual. Almost 6 percent of women surveyed voiced bisexual tendencies, compared to slightly more than 1 percent who said they were lesbian. The new report, released Jan.
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Despite there being a healthy renaissance for butt play in recent years, backdoor entry is still a deal-breaker for many women — a no-way, no-how, entirely off-limits scenario. Still, more than a third of women For some women, like me, anal sex can be a mind-blowing addition to the bedroom. Anal sex has always been a welcome precursor to vaginal penetration and other below-the-belt play.
What a journey our attitudes towards anal sex have taken over the last few years. From Drake and the butt-eating conundrum, to scientific celebrations of big booties , to pegging on Broad City , to twerking , to Kim Kardashian's epic shiny rump on the cover of Paper Magazine , it's no question that all things ass-related have taken on a mainstream edge. Pop-culture acolytes proclaimed the "Year of the Booty," which heralded a deluge of think pieces about the portrayal of butt sex on mainstream television shows like The Mindy Project and articles assessing the erotic potential of the anus. It's now ascended to a cushy place in pop culture where it's become much less shocking to talk about and engage in the act of anal sex. Data from PornHub reveals that from to , search volume for anal sex videos skyrocketed by percent.