Before we plunge in, I'd like to be completely clear on one thing: I am a big believer that we should all do whatever we want to do in bed. Have your threesome. Hell, have your twelvesome. Wear that mask that your boyfriend bought you as a "joke. I'll die for your right to do your thing. Well, I'll march on Washington or something.
Women who have anal sex: Pleasure or pressure? Implications for HIV prevention
Anal Sex - How the Normalization of Anal Sex is Shifting the Conversation Around Consent
These Women Are More Likely To Try Anal Sex, New Study Finds
Anal sex is becoming less of a taboo, but it can be a daunting idea and consent is essential. Once a taboo, anal sex is now seen as an enjoyable addition to many sexual relationships. So now your partner wants to give it a try. There seems to be a worrying trend within our society where some teenage boys are persuading girls into having anal sex without making consent a primary concern. For most people the trick is getting to full penetration over a period of several sessions.
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 — 13 , women 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.