Penile - Vaginal Sex

Sexual intercourse refers to the penetrative sexual act in which a male’s penis enters a female’s vagina. Sexual intercourse can also be called coitus, copulation, penile/vaginal sex, or P/V sex. Sexual intercourse can only occur if both partners have clearly consented to the act. If penetration occurs with a non-consenting …

Genital Warts

Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection (STI).1 They can be transmitted through sexual contact such as oral, penile/vaginal, and anal sex.1 However, transmission can also occur merely through skin to skin contact with someone who is already infected.1 Typically, genital warts appear on the skin in the genital or anal …

FAQ

… your fears of an unintended pregnancy, just wipe off the semen after ejaculation, or better yet, have your partner use a condom for better protection.

We had penilevaginal sex with a condom.
Latex or polyurethane condoms (not lambskin/natural) provide an excellent source of pregnancy protection if used correctly, not to mention protection against …

An Overview of Birth Control

… financially or a high risk of passing down a congenital illness.

Other Methods of Birth Control

Abstinence
Abstaining from penile/vaginal sex entirely is the most guaranteed way to avoid becoming pregnant. Abstinence is oftentimes incredibly popular among those in the United States who are very religious. However, for the sake of this article …

Yeast Infections

… on a partner with a genital yeast infection can lead to oral thrush. In some cases, a female can pass her infection to a male partner through penile/vaginal sex.5 It is very rare for a male to give his female partner a yeast infection through intercourse.  Partners may infect each other by sharing …

When to Lose Your Virginity

… can also be expanded to include oral sex and manual stimulation. Oftentimes, when sexual intercourse and virginity loss is mentioned, it is most commonly defined as being penile/vaginal sex (P/V sex). This is due to heterosexual relationships and intercourse being historically dominant in societies. However, with the LGBTQ community becoming more widely acknowledged …

Vagina

… endings than the clitoris because the vagina is more biologically functional for reproduction than erotic pleasure. Therefore, a female’s ability to receive an orgasm purely from vaginal penetration is often hindered.10 Penilevaginal intercourse alone can feel extremely pleasurable, but incorporating clitoral stimulation and foreplay can help increase sexual satisfaction for both the …

Are You Ready to Lose Your Virginity?

… what you are comfortable with and it is wise to set your boundaries with partners before engaging in any sexual activities.

Also, since sex is usually considered penilevaginal (P/V) intercourse, many LGBT couples may have trouble defining what constitutes the loss of their virginity, or having sex for the first time, since P …

Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs) (Teen Corner)

… must enter the vagina to result in pregnancy14You are about to have unprotected sex—it only works after intercourse has occurred4

As long as there was no penilevaginal penetration and no bodily fluids were exchanged (this includes pre-cum which is pre-ejaculate that is produced prior to ejaculation), then there is no reason …