Etymology[ edit ] The word virgin comes via Old French virgine from the root form of Latin virgo , genitive virginis, meaning literally "maiden" or " virgin "  —a sexually intact young woman or "sexually inexperienced woman". As in Latin, the English word is also often used with wider reference, by relaxing the age, gender or sexual criteria. In the latter usage, virgin means uninitiated. The Latin word likely arose by analogy with a suit of lexemes based on vireo, meaning "to be green, fresh or flourishing", mostly with botanic reference—in particular, virga meaning "strip of wood". Most of the OED1 definitions, however, are similar. The German word for "virgin" is Jungfrau.
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Anti-gay activists hold a banner depicting anal sex Last week, I tried to figure out why more women are having anal sex and why it correlates so highly with orgasms. Since , the percentage of women aged who say they've tried anal sex has doubled to 40 percent. The percentage of women aged who say they've done it in the past year has doubled to more than 20 percent. And 94 percent of women who received anal sex in their last encounter said they reached orgasm—a higher rate of orgasm than was reported by women who had vaginal intercourse or received oral sex. William Saletan Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. For obvious reasons—anatomical, evolutionary, and aesthetic—anal sex should, on average, be less attractive and satisfying than vaginal or oral sex. In last week's column, based on new survey data , I inferred that female orgasms caused anal sex rather than the other way around.
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Prostate massage Male genital anatomy, showing the location of the prostate with respect to the rectum The abundance of nerve endings in the anal region and rectum can make anal sex pleasurable for men or women. An Encyclopedia states that "the inner third of the anal canal is less sensitive to touch than the outer two-thirds, but is more sensitive to pressure" and that "the rectum is a curved tube about eight or nine inches long and has the capacity, like the anus, to expand". With its glans or body as a whole estimated to have around 8, sensory nerve endings,   the clitoris surrounds the vagina and urethra ,  and may have a similar connection with the anus. In pornography, anal sex is commonly portrayed as a desirable, painless routine that does not require personal lubricant ; this can result in couples performing anal sex without care, and men and women believing that it is unusual for women, as receptive partners, to find discomfort or pain instead of pleasure from the activity. Researchers say adequate application of a personal lubricant, relaxation, and communication between sexual partners are crucial to avoid pain or damage to the anus or rectum.
Pedophile millionaire dodged harsh sentence by ratting out Bear Stearns execs In , the world was introduced to reclusive billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, friend to princes and an American president, a power broker with the darkest of secrets: He was also a pedophile, accused of recruiting dozens of underage girls into a sex-slave network, buying their silence and moving along, although he has been convicted of only one count of soliciting prostitution from a minor. According to a court filing by alleged Epstein victim Virginia Roberts Giuffre, she saw Clinton and Prince Andrew on the island but never saw the former president do anything improper. Giuffre has accused Prince Andrew of having sex with her when she was a minor, a charge Buckingham Palace denies. In the 11 years since Epstein was investigated and charged by the Palm Beach police department, ultimately copping a plea and serving 13 months on one charge of soliciting prostitution from a year-old girl, Patterson has remained obsessed with the case.