Skip navigation! Backdoor entry is a deal-breaker for many women — a no-way, no-how, entirely off-limits scenario. Still, more than a third of women For some women, like me, anal sex can be a mind-blowing addition to the bedroom. The key, for me, is to have a patient partner — one whom I trust. Oh, and plenty of lube. I need to be fully relaxed, lubed, and ready.
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Would you say anal sex is demeaning to women? Man A: The only way it can be is with the intent to demean. A friend of mine who is a pretty ardent feminist and former National Organization for Women intern told me she used to think doggy style sex was demeaning to women until she tried it and found it felt awesome. So no, anal isn't demeaning to women as long as she's a willing participant and the intent is for both people to have fun and get off.
What a journey our attitudes towards anal sex have taken over the last few years. From Drake and the butt-eating conundrum, to scientific celebrations of big booties , to pegging on Broad City , to twerking , to Kim Kardashian's epic shiny rump on the cover of Paper Magazine , it's no question that all things ass-related have taken on a mainstream edge. Pop-culture acolytes proclaimed the "Year of the Booty," which heralded a deluge of think pieces about the portrayal of butt sex on mainstream television shows like The Mindy Project and articles assessing the erotic potential of the anus. It's now ascended to a cushy place in pop culture where it's become much less shocking to talk about and engage in the act of anal sex. Data from PornHub reveals that from to , search volume for anal sex videos skyrocketed by percent.