If you have a vagina, you know how marvelous they are. It’s important we take good care of them. But let’s be honest, there’s still stigma and misconceptions about vaginas. Many of us feel uncomfortable talking about sexual health with our community and healthcare providers.
Not all of us are experiencing orgasms nearly often as others, and it’s happening across the US. This is the orgasm gap. If you’re not familiar with the term don’t worry, we’re going to take a deep dive into the epidemic and how to fix it.
Just 10 years ago we finally had access to a 3-D image of the entire clitoris. Commonly thought of as just the tiny, hooded glans, (aka “the button”), the clitoris is actually much larger than that. The majority of the structure is internal, made up of the body, the crura, and the bulbs.
In recent years, science has caught up a bit, and more accurately named the commonly known G-Spot (or Gräfenburg spot) the Clitero Urethral Vaginal Complex, or CUV, for short. The name change is important because many people who went looking for the mythical G-spot were disappointed when they couldn’t locate an exact spot with medical imaging or dissection.
A blended orgasm is any combination of two or more simultaneous orgasms. We’re going to focus on clitoral orgasms and vaginal orgasms, the most commonly enjoyed, with 68% of people with vaginas reporting that the pairing produces one of the best orgasms they’ve experienced.