Experimenting with someone of the same sex is thankfully less taboo than it's ever been. And according to a survey from the sex toy company Adam and Eve, 30 percent of women have done just that. And 19 percent of men surveyed said they've experimented with other men. In honor of Pride Month, we asked readers of all different sexual orientations about their first same-sex encounters. Here are their stories:.
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Motivations of low-income substance using heterosexual Black women in New York City for having multiple sexual partners are explored in this paper. Individual-level motivations for extra relational sex fell into four dominant themes: sexual pleasure, partner infidelity, sex exchange and past main partners. Using a Black feminist framework, we describe how participants displayed considerable autonomy by actively forming and withdrawing from sexual relationships with men. However, women described low rates of condom use with main partners and inconsistent use of condoms with more casual sexual partners. This contradiction becomes an important area for sexual health interventions.
Lesbian bed death
Having sex for the first time can be a little nerve-racking, no matter who you are or who you want to have sex with. For example, they could identify as bisexual , pansexual, queer, or even heterosexual. It also includes other people who have vaginas, people with penises, and people with intersex genitalia. Heterosexual couples, for example, may have oral, manual, or penetrative sex.
Lesbian bed death is the concept that lesbian couples in committed relationships have less sex than any other type of couple the longer the relationship lasts, and generally experience less sexual intimacy as a consequence. The concept is based on research by social psychologist Philip Blumstein and sociologist Pepper Schwartz , published in American Couples: Money, Work, Sex , which found that lesbian couples reported lower numbers when asked "About how often during the last year have you and your partner had sex relations? Analyses of the concept have therefore regarded it as a popular myth.