Blumpkins

What is a Blumpkin? A blumpkin is the slang term for fellatio, or oral sex, given to a recipient who is defecating in a toilet.1 Giving or receiving a blumpkin is often viewed as an eccentric sexual act; the term is often used jokingly and a simple web search will bring up many different Urban Dictionary…

Increasing Popularity of Oral Sex

Since the “Sexual Revolution” of the 1960s, oral sex has become a more common sexual behavior among people of all ages.1 It has often been assumed that men have a greater interest in oral sex than women. It is also commonly assumed that when oral sex occurs, it is much more likely that a female…

Barriers During Oral Sex: The Wise Choice

Oral sex includes contact between the mouth and a penis, vagina, or anus. Although oral sex cannot lead to pregnancy, oral sex can and does lead to the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Oral barriers, including condoms and dental dams, prevent direct contact between the partners’ skin and any bodily fluids, significantly reducing the…

Dental Dams

Dental dams are small, square pieces of latex or silicone rubber that are placed outside the vulva or anus. Dental dams prevent the transfer of bodily fluids by creating a barrier between the mouth and vulva or anus during oral sex. If a dam is not available at your local drugstore, plastic saran wrap from…

Deep Throating During Oral Sex

Deep throating is an intense form of fellatio in which an individual puts an erect penis as deep in their mouth as possible. Deep throating is commonly considered the most challenging fellatio technique to perform. The pharyngeal reflex or “gag reflex” is often triggered during deep throating. This is because the penis is constantly touching the soft…

Swallowing Your Partner’s Ejaculate

Swallowing a partner’s ejaculate may be an erotic activity to some; however, others may find this activity unappealing. Choosing to swallow, spit out, or refrain from touching semen are all personal preferences that should be respected. It is important to learn about the biology behind semen,  safe sex practices, communication with your partner, and experimentation…

Oral Sex

What is Oral Sex? Oral sex is a highly intimate sexual activity that involves one partner using their mouth to stimulate the other partner’s genitals. Although this increasingly popular sexual behavior is often performed as a form of foreplay, it can also be done without the intent to continue towards penetrative sexual activity. It is important to remember that communication is…