The recent controversy over insurance coverage for contraception has vividly made the point that feminists have argued for years. The culture wars over reproductive rights never have been primarily about fetal personhood, the right to life, or now, religious freedom: they have always been about the control of women’s bodies and sexuality.
Women’s health advocates vigorously question unrealistic projections for sexuality and aging – bleak sexual desert or pharmaceutical Niagara – and have identified helpful strategies for maintaining and enhancing sexuality after menopause.
Journalists are happy to report on the sexual desire gap between women and men. But they refuse to ask why the gap persists.
The very best thing I can tell you to do when it comes to becoming orgasmic is to masturbate.
What you’re discovering is one of the many ways in which virginity as a concept doesn’t make sense. If you two pursue sexual pleasure together, however you choose to do it, you’re having sex.
On Get Real!, Heather responds to the dozens of teens who ask about young women and orgasms.