Tag Archive for 'Orgasm'

Interesting Articles

by Jason Stotts All three of these articles are worth reading.  They’re each very interesting in different ways. 1. What Science Says About Arousal During Rape Arousal and orgasm during rape happen. Probably much more often than we know. It is not a sign of guilt or pleasure. It in no way indicates consent. It is […]

Ten Things Didn’t Know About Orgasm by Mary Roach

by Jason Stotts In this interesting video of Mary Roach at TED, she talks about orgasm and you’ll definitely learn something new from it. Mary is the author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, which is a really good book about some of the science behind sex written in a way that is accessible […]

Sexual Etymology: Hymen and Orgasm

by Jason Stotts In this week’s edition of Sexual Etymology, we’re going to be looking at “hymen” and “orgasm. Hymen – 1615, from Fr. hymen (16c.), ult. from Gk. hymen “virginal membrane, thin skin.” Originally any membrane; present specific meaning begins with Vesalius, 1550. Hymeneal “wedding hymn” is 1717, from L. hymenaeus, from Gk. hymenaios “belonging to wedlock, wedding, wedding […]