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We know that women face a number of challenges to achieving equality. In the boardroom, we face the wage gap. And in the bedroom: The orgasm gap.
The blog has gone viral on Tumblr within weeks as ladies describe what they want openly and often in graphic fashion. A new blog seeks to empower women by allowing them to write anonymously about their sexual experiences, needs and desires. It was set up by a year-old writer who goes by the nom de plume Sylvia following an unsatisfying experience of her own.
While it delineated a few recent studies that focused on what goes on in the brain during sex, few recognize how little is known about human sexuality, particularly the neural and psychological responses that stem from it. Logistically, it is difficult to study human sex in a lab setting, simply because it is difficult for test subjects to engage in intercourse, or even to self-stimulate, in an fMRI scanner. MindHacks explains how the alternative use of PET scanners is still problematic:.
Verified by Psychology Today. Women's experiences with sexual pleasure and orgasm have been an area of ongoing interest for many years. In spite of many embattled advances, female sexuality remains mystified and downplayed in general.
Verified by Psychology Today. Shameless Woman. Now, the clitoris doesn't usually get a lot of press.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. But, as women, we tend to like to watch sex with a little extra attention to female pleasure, perhaps a touch of class, and for sure, approachable actors.
A brave 27 year old writer who calls herself Sylvia started the blog after suffering a disappointing sexual experience. It's now the go-to place for women to share their deepest thoughts and feelings about how to achieve sexual pleasure - not a topic often discussed. Called 'How To Make Me Come' it encourages women to share stories, and the latest post is titled: "Kissing me will make me feel like I am more than a vagina which I am.
There is a long-standing and heated debate in the scientific literature about whether or not there are two kinds of female orgasm. One side argues that orgasms stemming from penetration are fundamentally different from those arising from clitoral stimulation. The other side insists that they are really the same thing, and the only difference is how the clitoris is stimulated.
The first question, invariably, is, "Excuse me? You had a what where? People may not be shocked if you tell them you managed a wank on, say, the train or even in a public restroom. But when you announce that you took part in an orgasm study and managed to reach climax in a functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI scanner as it recorded the blood flow in your brain?