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Lecture 4 Notes

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Lecture 4 Notes SOC 343

Kionna Morris
Sociology of Sexuality
Dr. Polonko

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Date Created: 09/29/15
SOC343 Female Orgasmic Response We have talked about clitoral orgasms via self pleasuring or masturbation now we are going to talk about orgasms in 2person sexuality Today we will focus on orgasm fromduring coitus for women Next class we will focus on male orgasm during coitus and then male and female orgasms during noncoital activities I Orgasm Controversy 1 Freud argued that women experienced clitoral orgasms during masturbation and found them extremely pleasurable However society had to make sure that women switched to the quotmaturequot vaginal orgasm that occurred only during coitus Freud argued it was much less pleasurable but women had to switch for the sake of relationships Freud s nondata based argument was generally accepted as fact 2 Kinsey et al studied orgasmic response in the laboratory including testing the vulva and vagina for sensitivity and concluded that there was T D lt 0 LO C D D that the quotastute husbandquot who wishes to please his wife will ensure clitoral stimulation during coitus Kinsey s ndings were ignored 3 Masters and Johnson also studied women and men in the laboratory during self and twoperson activities Based on these laboratory observations as well as researcher testing of the vulva and vagina Their ndings met with much more acceptance than Kinsey s especially by women 4 Discussion of why ll Percent Orgasmic during Coitus of time Kinsey By years Hunt Hite Orgasm married Long Short Never 25 12 7 Never in any 12 way 129 14 14 9 Never during 24 co us 3059 14 19 11 Only manual 16 stimulation during coitus 6089 12 19 20 Rarely 19 90100 35 36 53 More or less 26 regularly 100 100 100 97 lll Orgasm Descriptions Clitoral Orgasm The primary source of orgasm for women is the clitoris A clitoral orgasm typically involves a tensing of the body build up or tension 1 in the pelvic area followed by intense distinct sensations tingling prickly in the clitoral and vulval area followed by rhythmical contractions of the vagina Notice this is the same description as a penile orgasm except for ejaculation quotGspotquot orgasm Described by women as totally different from a clitoral orgasm It typically starts as a strong deep quottinglingburningquot sensations that starts in the stomachuterine area which spreads upward in a distinct column along the spinal chord and sometimes described like a column of re followed by a continued building of this sensation involuntary breathholding a sensation like an quotexplosionquot of feelings and release of breath There are NO vaginal contractions no clitoral stimulation or tingling There is also a pushing down of the vaginal barrel


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