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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

The Backseat of a Volkswagen

posted by on January 10 at 10:19 AM

Via New York Magazine via the Centers for Disease Control comes some interesting news from the CDC’s National Survey of Family Growth:

The survey, released last year, showed that 38.2 percent of men between 20 and 39 and 32.6 percent of women ages 18 to 44 engage in heterosexual anal sex. Compare that with the CDC’s 1992 National Health and Social Life survey, which found that only 25.6 percent of men 18 to 59 and 20.4 percent of women 18 to 59 indulged in it.

The survey also finds that more married couples are trying anal than non-married ones. And pegging appears to be on the rise—though it still has a long way to go:

Though the report is chock-full of all kinds of straight, gay, and lesbian sex in fairly graphic detail, there’s absolutely no research on female-to-male anal play. It turns out that the straight-male fear of reciprocal anal play is a potent mix of sexism and homophobia; a straight man can do it to someone else, but having it done to him isn’t okay.

But the newly discovered anti-cancer benefits of prostate stimulation are giving straight guys—especially the progressive New York breed—a legitimate excuse to be more, shall we say, open to exploration. And men’s magazines, which until recently discussed anal sex only in terms of how to trick a girlfriend into giving it up, now publish articles on the Aneros—the doctor-created, FDA-approved prostate stimulator—and the male G-spot, a.k.a. the P-spot, a.k.a. the He-spot.

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"a.k.a. the He-spot" - that made me laugh coffee out my nose. ha! but, ouch.

Posted by jameyb | January 10, 2007 10:37 AM

I KNEW they would find a connection between anal & prostate health. Bottoms of the world, rejoice!

Posted by Mike in MO | January 10, 2007 10:48 AM

I knew it all along! I love my "he-spot"

Posted by monkey | January 10, 2007 10:59 AM

I blame the Prez.

Posted by Will in Seattle | January 10, 2007 11:21 AM

A post on the rise of pegging is even more intriguing when it comes from Bradley S.

Posted by Explorer | January 10, 2007 11:44 AM

Volkswagen, not Volkswagon.

Posted by Tiffany | January 10, 2007 12:28 PM

Thanks, Tiffany. I'll change it.

Posted by BRADLEY STEINBACHER | January 10, 2007 12:30 PM

Check it out! The male g-spot is gaining in popularity for sure. I know several men, gay and straight alike who love their new-found pleasure point. Also see

Posted by Heloize | January 18, 2007 3:16 PM

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