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An old woman with a clitoris! That’s nothing new.
It’s a curious story, one that only recently has been told or re-told.
In recent years, we’ve been told that women should not be told who they’re going to have sex with or that they should wear certain protective devices because it decreases the chances of their getting pregnant. It’s been even more recently said that “women” like to have sex with other women and that this behavior is perfectly normal (I can’t vouch for either assertion, but I don’t care).
But when it comes to that little secret that most people don’t know about–clitoris.
When you think of a clitoris, you probably think about a little nubbin of flesh, a bit like what you might get after a hot oil massage–or an exclamation mark (at least that’s what it looks like).
Now, it’s true that all women have one, but the vast majority of people don’t even know they have it. One would think that it would be something that you would make a point of telling people about so as not to waste the valuable space in your brain that women use for things like a “pussy.” Right?
While this may be true to an extent, it’s not quite as self-evident as it sounds. In recent years, numerous studies have documented how common it is for women to have one–in fact, up to 80% have at least one. However, most people have no idea about their own clitoris.
The clitoris can be confusing and a bit unsettling at first. People who have sex with women will likely be surprised to find that their partners have a different version of what they’ve long associated with a woman’s sexual organ. While