Here’s a biology pop quiz question. What is the average size of a clitoris in a human female?
A. the size of a chickpea
B. the size of a mini pickle
C. the size of a medium zucchini.
Unless you’ve been paying particularly close attention to the gynecological literature, you’re probably not going to say C. And yet that is the correct answer. Sure, the externally visible part of the clitoris is puny, but that is literally the tip of an iceberg that extends deep beneath the pubis, five inches down either wall of the vagina, consists of six separate parts, and carries more nerve endings than the [...]
"Before I boarded the bus, I made sure to take off my lanyard, which featured the words 'AGENT OF ORGASM' above a picture of my face."
-Gawker's Nitasha Tiku spent three days at OMXperience, a three-day conference in San Francisco this past August intended to "kick off the industry of orgasm" via orgasmic meditation, or "OM." (Some NSFW video guidance here, if you're interested.) Tiku, pre-initiation, frames the practice as a uniquely tech-bubble creation ("Everyone is interested in doing fun things with their bodies. But the impulse to systematize, replicate, package, sell, and build an ideology around it is uniquely Silicon Valley"); Nicole Daedone, the 46-year-old [...]
Is a lady's orgasm different from a dude's orgasm? PROBABLY?
We can tell you right now: you ain't never gonna really find out, and that seems like a shame.
"Inspecting the six distinct layers of tissue that make up a woman's vaginal wall, Ostrzenski said, he uncovered small, grape-like clusters of erectile tissue housed in a sac less than 1 centimeter across — "a deep, deep structure" nestled between the vaginal wall's fifth layer, the endopelvic fascia, and its sixth, the dorsal perineal membrane." —The Journal of Sexual Medicine published a study yesterday in which Dr. Adam Ostrzenski claims he found the G-spot in a cadaver in Poland. Others are like, "Not so fast, buddy!" And other others are like, "Don't care what you call it as long as it gets the job done."