Anal intercourse is a highly efficient mode of HIV transmission. Nevertheless, there is evidence to suggest that anal intercourse is also widely practiced by women in the US 1 — 4. Given that anal intercourse is associated with higher rates of heterosexual HIV transmission than vaginal intercourse 10 — 13women who engage in unprotected anal intercourse with sexual partners of unknown or seropositive status may be at greater risk for acquiring HIV than women who do not practice anal intercourse or who use protection while doing so.
Which is a good thing! Women who've been there and done that say it's a welcome addition to their sexual repertoire. But just like you must walk before you can run, you must have some sort of anal foreplay before you go for the full monty of anal sex.
Skip navigation! Backdoor entry is a deal-breaker for many women — a no-way, no-how, entirely off-limits scenario. Still, more than a third of women
It's time for some back door action. Before you dismiss it altogether, you should know that the anus is an erogenous zone and although you may think it's unnatural, that's actually not true. This part of the body has enough nerve endings to rival the vagina and penis.
Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. Archives of Sexual Behavior. This study used qualitative methods to assess why women engage in heterosexual anal receptive intercourse AI with a male partner.
Photo: Getty Images. Anal sex may seem taboo, but behind closed doors, plenty of women have tried it: According to a survey published in a issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicinemore than 1 in 3 women ages 19 to 44 has tried it at least once. Skip experimenting if you have hemorrhoids or are having digestive issues, and use plenty of lube.
As I walked into NYC's Museum of Sex, somewhat hesitant boyfriend in tow, to learn how to have anal sex from an expert, I knew I'd be getting more intimate with the idea of anal than I ever had before. The event, an Anal Sex class, was hosted by Alicia Sinclair, Founder and CEO of b-Vibea company that makes premium, certified body-safe, healthy anal play products. The class was actually a product demonstration and training for Museum of Sex employees, who were going to start selling some of b-Vibe's new products, but some press like yours truly were invited to sit in and learn all about the literal ins-and-outs of butt stuff.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. In a way, anal sex is like cilantro: some people find it scrumptious in moderation, while others tried it once, absolutely hated it, and vowed to avoid it forever.
Despite increasing pop culture coverage, anal sex is still heavily stigmatized. While this might be true for some women, assuming it goes for all women is completely unfair. Woman A: It honestly does hurt, be prepared, and use lots of lube if you want an easier time. Woman B: At times, it can be uncomfortable, but I don't recall that it ever really hurt.