• Q&A: Do Women And Men Received Pleasure From Anal Penetration?

    In our recent survey, we found that 45% of women in some age groups had received anal sex, but that doesn’t mean they all received pleasure from it.

  • Q&A: Safe To Put Small Round Items Directly Into The Anus?

    Unlike the vagina, which is only a few inches long and ends at the cervix, the anus leads into the rectum, where objects can get more easily lost.

  • Q&A: Anal Sex: Cleanliness And Avoiding Pain

    People rarely talk to each other about anal sex, which can leave many people feeling confused or uncertain about how to try this particular sexual behavior.

  • So How Common Is Anal Sex, Anyway?

    Debby answers a question that has come up lately in Kinsey Confidential's sexual health outreach programs - how common is anal sex?

  • Q&A: Analingus And Having Safe Anal Sex

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about how to have safe anal play - including analingus and safe anal sex